[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/2] ensure package download sizes are invalidated when an error occurs

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue May 18 13:26:41 EDT 2010

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 11:20 PM, Jonathan Conder <j at skurvy.no-ip.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-05-17 at 01:17 +0200, Nagy Gabor wrote:
>> Yes, I agree, it would be "nice" to refactor our download code. Then we could do
>> this unset stuff in a more clever way. In addition, we could finally
>> drop this ugly PM_TRANS_FLAG_DOWNLOADONLY flag, and allow the front-end
>> to do the downloading manually, if needed. (Fake -Sw trans_commit has
>> some other side effects, like stupid run_ldconfig implementation etc.) But this is not
>> at the top of my TODO list... But patches are welcome. :-)
> Ok, well I'm happy to leave it as is for now. I may write a patch in the
> future, although I don't think it's really my place to make big changes
> like that. So if you could just apply the first patch that would be
> good, although again it isn't urgent.

Can someone sum up what needs doing here, if anything? I got a bit
lost in all the emails (especially given that 25cd6c2e8da already got


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