[pacman-dev] RFC: pacdiff finding pacnews through libalpm

Florian Pritz bluewind at xinu.at
Fri May 31 14:51:24 EDT 2013

On 31.05.2013 20:27, John Frazier wrote:
> This is better than the current find or locate used in pacdiff which
> doesn't look outside of /etc/ by default for performance reasons.

find doesn't look outside /etc, but locate looks everywhere.

Just put a .pacnew somewhere, updatedb and "locate -e -b \*.pacnew
\*.pacorig \*.pacsave" (that's what pacdiff runs if you have locate

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