[pacman-dev] checkupdates

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed Oct 26 08:40:37 EDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 06:43:40AM -0400, keenerd wrote:
> Probably necessary.  It is extremely easy to interrupt pacman and
> leave a lock file floating around.

If we're leaving lock files around, its a bug in pacman and we should
fix it there rather than bandaiding it. That said, I disagree with your
statement that its "easy" to do this.

> Since this is basically an automatic read-only db there is no harm in
> keeping it that way and making sure it will work consistently.
> Keeping this for now unless someone has a very compelling reason
> otherwise.

Currently, lock files are per pacman install, not per DB.


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