[pacman-dev] Discussion about deprecating/removing the changelog feature from pacman.

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Thu Jun 23 15:24:30 EDT 2011

On 06/23/2011 09:09 PM, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> On Thursday 23 June 2011 11:54:34 Dan McGee wrote:
>> Sure, but this is Arch specific. I obviously had no intention of
>> removing delta, xz, etc. but my point is the changelog functionality
>> is exactly the same- it is a tool to use, but not something to be
>> removed if it is not used.
> I agree with Dan here.
> I don't use the changelog feature, but maybe I, and we in general, should
> start to use it. pacman -Qc $pkg works for offline usage and is more fast then
> open the browser->go to the package page->svn log.
The main problem is not all packages providing a CHANGELOG in their 
packages. I'd say the feature is usefull, for archlinux more usefull if 
it's used more often ;)

Jelle van der Waa

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