[pacman-dev] NEWS for 3.4.0 - very, very draft
rhythm.gan at gmail.com
Sat May 15 05:52:56 CEST 2010
On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 4:53 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
>> That's an interesting git command, but shouldn't you use maint or
>> v3.3.3 rather than v3.3.0 ?
>> 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 mention one more thing (which is related to this patch):
> The next major pacman release _always_ asks for user confirmation with
> all -U and -R operations. This behaviour change should be added to
> (archlinux.org's?) NEWS, since it can break scripts. Scripts are
> advised use --noconfirm switch to skip user interaction (if needed).
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