[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Remove DBEXT usage
louipc.ist at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 11:20:04 EDT 2010
On Thu 03 Jun 2010 10:02 -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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.
> I'm not sure what you are trying to say here.
> This addresses the problem of transforming
> Server = http://example.com/foo/bar/baz
> "I need to fetch http://example.com/foo/bar/baz/myrepo.db"
Aah right. I was confused about this. Thanks for the clarification.
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