[pacman-dev] bug during package upgrade?
roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 05:46:29 EDT 2008
2008/3/24, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com>:
> Nagy Gabor a écrit :
> > Idézés Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:
> >> Hi!
> >> Here's Tobias' pacman.log.
> >> Notice that klibc-kbd is not installed at all, though the newest
> >> mkinitcpio depends on it.
> >> The line
> >> [2008-03-21 19:57] installed klibc-kbd (1.15.20080312-4)
> >> at the bottom is from manual installation.
> > Hm. I can imagine only one case here: Didn't he accidentally use the -d switch?
> > It's strange that the packages are upgraded in alphabetical order instead of
> > topo sort...
> lol, of course, it looks so obvious after you said it, yet I didn't
> think about that at all. Thanks :)
> With -d, the packages are not sorted, and new dep like klibc-kbd are not
> pulled. What a stupid option. Maybe pacman should print a warning when
> it's being used, to prevent accidental use, and also to make everyone
> aware that it's not safe at all.
Yep, it looks like -d was accidentaly used. I was unable to reproduce the issue.
Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
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