[pacman-dev] pacman-disowned

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Sep 29 20:00:36 EDT 2013

On 30/09/13 02:53, Jeremy Heiner wrote:
> Greetings, everyone! My name is Jeremy. Pleased to make your acquaintance.
> The "Pacman Tips" wiki page provides a pacman-disowned shell script
> and suggests running it periodically. I completely agree: I have found
> it both helpful and educational.

You do realize that you have not described what pacman-disowned is and
that it is not a part of the pacman project? But based on what was
below, I guess it finds files that are not tracked by pacman?

If that is the case, I would be happy for it to go into contrib/, but I
don't see this as a future feature for pacman.  Unless someone can
convince me that a package manager should deal with files it does not


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