[pacman-dev] [PATCH] download: major refactor to address lingering issues

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 13:36:59 EST 2009

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Dario Freddi <drf54321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> First of all, the patch and the idea behind it looks great, even if it's not
> BC. The code looks fine to me, I had some doubts about the force parameter
> being useful, but if that is supposed to tell the frontend "hey, wipe away the
> partially downloaded file if there's one", then it's completely fine.

Actually force is stronger than that : it forces the file to be
(re)downloaded, no matter what (whether there is already a complete or
partial file).
And that's what we need for pacman -Syy

> I'm all for having this in (but please, increase the .so version :) )

This kind of patch only goes in major release. Major release are
always so-bumped. So don't worry :)

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