[pacman-dev] [feature request] ignore certain file conflicts

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 2 15:33:54 EST 2009

Nagy Gabor wrote:
>> Redux:
>> /usr/lib/zomg.so is not owned by any package. Allow foobar-1.0-2 to
>> overwrite this file? [y/N]
>> Optional:
>> s/overwrite/claim ownership of/
> In this case we don't need overwrite option at all, right? (This can be
> detected automatically. However, this detection is slow.)

I had just thought the same thing but why would it be so slow?  Would 
the conflict checking not already find the conflict with an unowned file 
on the system and so this is just adding a query?


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