[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Show used/freed space when syncing

Hugo Chargois hugo.chargois at free.fr
Sun Jan 10 12:41:36 EST 2010

I sent a new patch that mentions the ref of the FR. It also fixes some
As for the name of the field, well I don't know, I wrote "Total Used/Freed
Size" because it resembles aptitude's "x MB will be used" or "x MB will be
freed" that I am accustomed to. But there sure are other ways to phrase it.
The FR says "Total Upgrade Size", that may be better.


On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:

> > Shows the "Total Used/Freed Size" after "Total Download Size" and
> > "Total Installed Size" when syncing packages. It is the difference of
> > installation size between packages to be updated and the installation
> > size of the older version of these packages on disk. For exemple, if
> > uploading to a new version of a package that has an installed size of
> > 60 and the old version has an installed size of 50, this will show
> > 10. Negative numbers represent space actually freed.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Hugo Chargois <hugo.chargois at free.fr>
> Just a side note: we have a FR for this: FS#12566, you may mention it
> in the commit message. "Total Size Used/Freed" is not very descriptive
> to me. However, I have no better proposal...
> Bye

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