[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/5] Fixed some innacuracies in the pactest README

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 15:25:19 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Bryan Ischo
<bji-keyword-pacman.3644cb at www.ischo.com> wrote:
> Xavier wrote:
>> My first feeling was that removing this list was alright, for the
>> reason Bryan gave.
>> But I changed my mind, there are only a few options that makes sense
>> to be specified there, there are some who don't make any sense, and
>> maybe even some who shouldn't be modified at all, like the different
>> paths.
>> I think we could just have a look at our current examples to have a
>> good list of the useful options to use in pactests.
>> pactest/tests/remove030.py:self.option["HoldPkg"] = ["dummy"]
>> pactest/tests/sync021.py:self.option["IgnorePkg"] = ["pkg2"]
>> pactest/tests/sync120.py:self.option["IgnorePkg"] = ["pkg2"]
>> pactest/tests/sync133.py:self.option["IgnorePkg"] = ["pkg1"]
>> pactest/tests/sync138.py:self.option["IgnoreGroup"] = ["grp"]
>> pactest/tests/sync301.py:self.option["SyncFirst"] = ["pacman"]
>> pactest/tests/sync500.py:self.option["NoExtract"] =
>> ["usr/man/man1/dummy.1"]
>> pactest/tests/sync501.py:self.option["NoUpgrade"] = ["etc/dummy.conf"]
>> pactest/tests/upgrade010.py:self.option["NoUpgrade"] = ["etc/dummy.conf"]
>> pactest/tests/upgrade070.py:self.option["NoExtract"] =
>> ["usr/man/man1/dummy.1"]
>> pactest/tests/xfercommand001.py:self.option['XferCommand'] =
>> ['/usr/bin/curl %u > %o']
>> We could either just take the examples above for each option.
>> Otherwise, we could list all these options and indicate the list could
>> be incomplete :
>> HoldPkg,IgnorePkg,IgnoreGroup,SyncFirst,NoExtract,NoUpgrade,XferCommand,...
>> and then give an example for some of them.
> OK, I can modify my patch according to this feedback.
> What is the best way to do this?  Should I make a new patch assuming that my
> patch 1 was accepted and applied?  Or should I make a replacement patch 1
> and send that out on the assumption that my other patch will not be applied?

Always replace and attach inline. Unless there is feedback that says
"I'll apply this and make the fix", assume just submitting a full new
patch is acceptable.


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