[pacman-dev] [PATCH] compute package download size outside _alpm_sync_prepare

Jonathan Conder j at skurvy.no-ip.org
Fri Mar 26 03:38:50 CET 2010

Hi again

> I like this patch. Sometimes (-Sp, for example) it is needless to
> compute this info, so this little speed-up is one more minor argument
> for on-demand download-size computing.

Glad to hear it.

> I also came up with these two possible solutions earlier, see 5. here:
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2008-August/007512.html
> Now I also think that infolevel is better.

Yeah, well, I did read your link before doing this patch :).

> Clearly we should somehow restructure our download code to handle
> pmpkg_t's.

I would like to see something like this too. At least, my life would be
easier if a pmpkg_t gets passed to the download callback, with perhaps
the download_size for that package along with the current file, size of
that file, etc. Maybe I will look into it when I have more time.

Thanks again,

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