[pacman-dev] pacman-disowned

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 6 13:22:41 EDT 2013

On 10/06/13 at 04:56pm, Xyne wrote:
> On 2013-10-05 16:04 -0400
> Jeremy Heiner wrote:
> >Any external script would need to invoke pacman
> >three times (-Ql, -Qk, -Qkk) in order to meet the requirements. It
> >does not seem advantageous to force the user to wait three times
> >longer than necessary.
> What is preventing someone from writing a dedicated, independent tool in C that
> hooks into alpm? Wouldn't that achieve the same speed without including this in
> Pacman?
> This is a genuine question. I do not know if alpm is sufficiently modular to
> support this.
> Regards,
> Xyne

You mean like this? https://github.com/andrewgregory/pacreport
It does more than just find unowned files, but that could easily be


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