[pacman-dev] [PATCH] repo-add: symlink to db file to reponame.db

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu May 27 09:54:10 EDT 2010

This is a small step towards allowing pacman to handle databases
with variable compression types.

Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>

Although this does relatively little, it would be good to have
it in before pacman-3.4 so that in a later release we could set
DBEXT=.db or get rid of it altogether.

 scripts/repo-add.sh.in |    1 +
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/scripts/repo-add.sh.in b/scripts/repo-add.sh.in
index 0e46c37..7bde600 100644
--- a/scripts/repo-add.sh.in
+++ b/scripts/repo-add.sh.in
@@ -487,6 +487,7 @@ if (( success )); then
 	[[ -f $REPO_DB_FILE ]] && mv -f "$REPO_DB_FILE" "${REPO_DB_FILE}.old"
 	[[ -f $tmpdir/$filename ]] && mv "$tmpdir/$filename" "$REPO_DB_FILE"
+	ln -sf "$REPO_DB_FILE" "${REPO_DB_FILE%.tar.*}"
 	msg "$(gettext "No packages modified, nothing to do.")"
 	exit 1

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