[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add script to update pacman database format

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Wed Dec 8 09:00:55 EST 2010

Allan McRae wrote:

> The pacman-db-upgrade script was added to detect old pacman database
> formats and upgrade them.
> Currently performs the merging of depends files into desc files in
> the local database.

When is this expected to be released? I'll need to update perl-xyne-arch to
handle this and it would be useful if I could insert a versioned dependency to
prevent any breakage during the transition period.

Am I correct in believing that the file format remains the same and that the
merger is a simple insertion of the depends file into the desc file?

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