[pacman-dev] NEWS for 3.4.0 - very, very draft
allan at archlinux.org
Sun May 9 14:42:09 CEST 2010
On 09/05/10 22:22, Xavier Chantry wrote:
> On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> A very draft NEWS item based on "git shortlog --no-merges master --not
>> v3.3.0". May be a bit makepkg-centric, but numbers of patches for makepkg
>> is quite high this time and many pacman patches are the "not-newsworthy"
> That's an interesting git command, but shouldn't you use maint or
> v3.3.3 rather than v3.3.0 ?
No idea... I just discovered how to do that! I figure the maint/v3.3.3
changes to 3.3.0 are not new features so that should not matter.
> And maybe it's better to look at the bug tracker for finding the most
> important and visible changes :
> But I think your list is already mostly fine, except it miss the
> single most important change IMO :)
> commit 0da96abc900560f21c643b255c94a60232f4a24b
> Author: Nagy Gabor<ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
> Date: Tue Jun 9 17:23:46 2009 +0200
> Use sync.c for upgrade transaction prepare and commit
> This patch utilizes the power of sync.c to fix FS#3492 and FS#5798.
> Now an upgrade transaction is just a sync transaction internally (in alpm),
> so all sync features are available with -U as well:
> * conflict resolving
> * sync dependencies from sync repos
> * remove unresolvable targets
> That's two long standing bugs, to say the least.
I very much agree! The commit header just did not stand out to me.
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