[pacman-dev] [PATCH] -Qu rework
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sat Nov 1 09:19:51 EDT 2008
On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 8:16 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
>> Hmm, this isn't quite what I expected either. Can we clean up this
>> garbage in any way?
>> $ ./src/pacman/pacman -Qu
>> warning: alsa-lib: local (1.0.17a-2) is newer than extra (1.0.17a-1)
>> warning: gvim: local (7.2.25-1) is newer than extra (7.1.330-1)
>> warning: namcap: local (2.1-2) is newer than extra (2.1-1)
>> warning: openoffice-base: local (3.0.0-3) is newer than extra
>> (3.0.0-2) warning: pacman-git: local (20081031-1) is newer than
>> pacman-git-64 (20081028-1) warning: pycairo: local (1.6.4-2) is newer
>> than extra (1.6.4-1) warning: pygobject: local (2.15.4-2) is newer
>> than extra (2.15.4-1) warning: pygtk: local (2.13.0-2) is newer than
>> extra (2.13.0-1) warning: python: local (2.6-2) is newer than extra
>> (2.5.2-5) warning: python-numeric: local (24.2-3) is newer than extra
>> (24.2-2) warning: sonata: local (1.5.3-2) is newer than extra
>> (1.5.3-1) warning: vi: local (7.2.25-1) is newer than core (7.1.330-1)
>> warning: vim: local (7.2.25-1) is newer than extra (7.1.330-1)
>> warning: vte: local (0.17.4-2) is newer than extra (0.17.4-1)
> 1. Since I am lazy, I first try with the easiest solution.
> What about completely removing these messages? Are these useful with
> -Su at all? (The old -Qu printed these messages as well, bacause it
> was a simulation of -Su).
I personally find these messages helpful in the -Su case- when crazy
things like the above come up, you know something is up with your
mirrors and whatnot.
> 2. We could disable all warnings like with -Sp.
Never was too fond of this either. Seems hackish as is.
> 3. Most complicated: Give a new parameter to sync_newversion. This
> could fix the possible duplicated "pacman is newer than extra" message
> on -Su.
This seems really ugly.
Wow, I'm a negative Nancy here. What if we proceed with 1 (so remove
these things from alpm_sync_newversion), but somehow in sysupgrade we
still can have this relevant info? I don't know if that is even
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