[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Introduce -D, --database

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Thu May 21 15:22:58 EDT 2009

> >From d20f84a86432bee553abdc2c485d953dc9ec6b3f Mon Sep 17 00:00:00
> >2001
> From: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
> Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 21:46:23 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] Introduce -D, --database
> The request of FS#12950 is implemented.
> On the backend side, I introduced a new function,
> alpm_db_set_pkgreason(), to modify the install reason of a package in
> the local database. On the front-end side, I introduced a new main
> operation, -D/--database, which has two options, --asdeps and
> --asexplicit. I documented this in pacman manual. I've created two
> pactests to test -D: database001.py and database002.py.
> Signed-off-by: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
> ---

As usual, I modified this slightly in my git repo:
-call _alpm_db_write() iff the reason flag indeed changes
-I modified some strings in database.c. However, I am still
not satisfied, so if this patch will be accepted, I encourage Dan to
rephrase my messages.


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