[pacman-dev] download interrupt mechanism
d at falconindy.com
Tue Aug 25 11:07:30 UTC 2015
On Aug 25, 2015 7:04 AM, "Guillaume Benoit" <guillaume at manjaro.org> wrote:
> working on a GUI frontend for libalpm, I noticed that download process
lakes for an internal interrupt mechanism. Download cancellation is only
handled by catching SIGINT signal.
> I think it would be a benefit for libalpm to have more correct download
interrupt mechanism like trans_interrupt handle package transaction
Could you explain more about why signal handling is non-ideal? What would
trans_interrupt do differently? What problems does this solve?
> I'm already working on a patch and I would like to know if you would
interested in adding this feature to libalpm.
Without knowing more details on what you're proposing, its hard to say.
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