[pacman-dev] NEWS for 3.4.0 - very, very draft
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri May 14 00:59:10 CEST 2010
On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 6:09 AM, 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"
> Anyway, cut/add entries and I can flash it out some more.
> -D --database option
> show required by in -Sii output
> Architecture --arch option / check package arch / $arch
I'd definitely give more space to $arch, as that is a nice deal that
should prevent some stupid errors (and allow us to make
pacman-mirrorlist 'any', yay).
> only extract new DB entiries
> -Su foo
* Allow -Qo to perform a functional 'which'
* Cache cleaning cleans all directories, not just first
> rankmirror -> bash
> repo-add - can create "empty" repo when removing last package
> new packaging variable - changelog
> Allow overriding pkgver, pkgrel, arch in split packages
> Can specify subsets of packages to build from a split package
> warn about references to build root in package
> deprecate repackaging without a package function
> can only use package() function
> strip options are configurable
> auto abort on any packaging error
> syntax checking for backup and optdepends entries
bash [ -> [[ refactor? I usually put big changes like that in NEWS
> pactree - reverse tree
bacman- small improvements?
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