[pacman-dev] Problem with alpm_pkg_changelog_open

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 15:00:28 EDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 1:56 PM, kachelaqa <kachelaqa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/04/11 19:44, Dan McGee wrote:
>> It is definitely a bug in the sense that it segfaults- we provide no
>> changelog_* functions in the sync (or default) pkg_operations
>> callback.
> pardon my ignorance, but what is _package_changelog_open in be_package.c
> for?

pacman -Qpc <package file>

Not sync *database packages*, but *package files*.

be_local: /var/lib/pacman/local
be_sync: /var/lib/pacman/sync/*.db
be_package: package files

>> Where have you actually seen changelogs in sync databases?
> well, it's difficult for me to check for specific changelogs at the moment.
> are you saying that they are not stored in sync databases at all? even if
> there is one in the local database (e.g. scite)?


$ bsdtar tf /var/lib/pacman/sync/community.db | grep scite


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