[pacman-dev] Binary Database

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 09:08:57 EDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 3:47 AM, Roman Kyrylych
<roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/3/10, Dario Freddi <drf54321 at gmail.com>:
> > Also, I propose to keep scriptlets in the Database. I clear my
>  > cache a lot of times for the sake of disk space, and whenever I try to
>  > remove a package, the remove scriptlet is not found. That could be harmful.
>  > It wouldn't be a lot of space. Just a random thought anyway.
>  This one deserves to be bugreported. ;-)

Only if it is true, which I am doubting...

We never look at a package once it is installed. And the scriptlet
DOES end up in your database.

$ find /var/lib/pacman/local -name install | wc -l


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