[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/2] makepkg: move pacman calls to a function

Cedric Staniewski cedric at gmx.ca
Thu Nov 12 08:08:12 EST 2009

Allan McRae wrote:
> Dan McGee wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Cedric Staniewski <cedric at gmx.ca> wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Cedric Staniewski <cedric at gmx.ca>
>>> ---
>> Seems pretty reasonable to me; Allan, is this OK?
> I have been thinking about this and its companion patch.  I like the
> refactoring of the pacman call into the function but dislike not
> replacing the "pacman -T" call with it.
> If there is a config option for setting the "pacman" binary, and I have
> program that replaces pacman (e.g. the one based on the python alpm
> wrapper should work), then I should not need pacman on my system at all.
> So I prefer the original version where the "pacman -T" call was replaced
> too.

And leave it to the pacman wrapper authors to fix their programs? Sounds
good. :)
I also prefer the original patch, mainly because it seems 'cleaner' to
me, but being able to replace pacman completely on a system is a valid
reason, too.

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