[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Remove DBEXT usage

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 11:00:53 EDT 2010

On Fri 04 Jun 2010 00:24 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> With commit 5dffef78, the repo database always has a symlink
> of the form reponame.db.  Use that filename and let libarchive
> determine the compression type.

Hmm. I was wondering why couldn't pacman be programmed to understand a compressed repo db with the file extension. If pacman can do it with packages, then it shouldn't be too hard, should it? I think I'd prefer keeping the extensions.

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