[pacman-dev] [feature request] ignore lost+found in /var/lib/pacman when running -Sc

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Sun Jul 20 08:04:42 EDT 2008

Hm. I wasn't clear again.

> Yes, the patch is fine, but I don't like it:
> This is too "specific". Tomorrow an other user will arrive that his
> foo put bar directory to /var/lib/pacman.

Alternative I. (future):

> This /var/lib/pacman "root-cleanup" was introduced because of the old
> db format, and can be dropped soon (or make configurable), that would
> be ideal.

Alternative II (now, skip-clean-dir option):

> I know that a configuration option for "skip-clean" is an
> overkill, but it is still better (imho) than this hardcoded
> lost+found.
> Bye

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