[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Readd some symlink checking in file conflict code

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 07:59:32 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> If you want to restore our old negligent "eye-candy" behaviour, you can
> do the following (pseudo-code):
> if(isdir(local_conflicting_stuff) &&
> alpm_list_find_str(oldpkg->files,local_conflicting_stuff) {
>        continue; /*no conflict*/
> }

I would say go ahead with the current code for the 3.2 release. If it
turns out to be really problematic, we can always use the above code
for 3.2.1.
(again, it is a matter of choosing which case is more important
between fileconflict003 and fileconflict004)

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