[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Print error on duplicated database entries

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 01:04:53 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:33 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Nagy Gabor wrote:
>> Some users reported duplicated database entries in /var/lib/pacman/local/,
>> for example, both foo-1.0-1 and foo-2.0-1 subdirectories existed. (Bogus
>> 3rd-party scripts, backup?) In this case pacman reported no error and its
>> behaviour was mysterious.
>>> From now on, pacman detects this situation and prints an error message.
>> Signed-off-by: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
>> ---
> Looks good to me.  I have seen this on the forums a couple of times on the
> forums and it is very confusing to diagnose what the problem is.

How does `testdb` come into play here?


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