[pacman-dev] Problem with alpm_pkg_changelog_open
kachelaqa at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 15:10:28 EDT 2011
On 01/04/11 20:00, Dan McGee wrote:
> 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
>> pardon my ignorance, but what is _package_changelog_open in be_package.c
> 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
ah, yes of course - thanks
>>> 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
okay, so changelogs are only ever stored in the local database. so all i
have to do is check whether a package is installed before attempting to
retrieve a changelog.
thanks for your help!
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