[pacman-dev] [PATCH] repo-add; add option to remove existing package files from disk

Simon Gomizelj simongmzlj at gmail.com
Sat Jun 1 22:55:33 EDT 2013

On Sun, Jun 02, 2013 at 11:23:00AM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 02/06/13 07:49, Simon Gomizelj wrote:
>> he problem I had with
>> repo-add is I had to remember the packages which got updated to properly
>> update the database.
> FYI: There is a bug report and draft patch adding a flag to makepkg
> specifying a repo that the newly built package should be added to.

Yeah you pointed that out to me before on IRC (It was actually me,
a _long_ time ago, when I was starting out. I forgot I did that:

That said, dropping a bunch of packages from a repo is also kinda
tedious. I have delete the files and run repo-remove while repose will
just do the right thing itself.

I picked this project up as an excuse to learn how pacman's internals
work, but stuck with it because of the performance and scriptablity

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