[pacman-dev] [PATCH] New feature: files verification

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 03:16:06 EDT 2009

2009/3/30 Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:
> changaco schrieb:
>>> What has files in /tmp?
>> Well they are temporary files so you can't consider that the package is
>> damaged if they are not here.
>> I added this because of some fonts package which has files in /tmp.
> If a package has files in /tmp, it should be reported here, as it is
> definitely a bug in the package! It is not pacman's responsibility to fix
> this, but the packager's.

I guess he's talking about ttf-ms-fonts. The files that initially get
installed in /tmp are extracted/installed properly afterwards by the
.install script.  I'm not sure why this is done but it might be a
license restriction.

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