[pacman-dev] [PATCH] NEWS file updates for makepkg and contrib

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sat May 23 14:30:30 EDT 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 5:51 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 11:44 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
>> ---
>> We should really enforce that people do this when they submit patches...
> Appreciate this. Want to do the same for pacman changes? :P

Here is a beginning. I didn't touch the makepkg section written by
Allan but added a line in the contrib one for pacdiff.

3.3.0         - xdelta: many fixes and improvements
                - new pkgdelta script to create deltas
                - repo-add can add both deltas and packages to a database
              - xz archive format supported for packages and databases
              - in case of unresolvable packages, pacman now asks the user
                if he wants to remove them from the transaction
              - replace libdownload dependency by the original libfetch
	      - better support of -q/--quiet flag with -Qo and -Ql
              - fix a bug where the replacement of a package failed because
                of a file conflict, and the package was lost (FS#9088)
              - improved behavior of HoldPkg option (FS#9173)
              - allow to ignore a package from a group (FS#12059)
              - various asciidoc fixes
              - repo-add: quiet flag less quiet
              - repo-add: various cleanups and improvements
              - makepkg:
                - package splitting support! - see PKGBUILD-split.proto
                - limit fakeroot usage with addition of package() function
                - info pages are handled like man pages and not other
                - configuration option for man/info page directories
                - added ability to automatically remove files from package
                - configuration option for default LDFLAGS
                - specify alternative configuration file with --config flag
                - check all integrity checksums provided in PKGBUILD
                - fix pkgver/pkgrel updating in SCM packages
                - BUILDSCRIPT option removed from makepkg.conf. Now specified
                  during configure
                - enforce no ">" or "<" in provides array
                - package compression autodetection
                - check PKGBUILD for CRLF line endings
                - fix reading PKGBUILD from pipe
                - various fixes to increase compatibility with BSDs & Mac OSX
              - contrib
                - pacdiff - various improvements and new -l flag for
using locate
                - pacscripts - print install scripts for a package
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