[pacman-dev] Versioned packages

Eli Schwartz eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 01:33:49 UTC 2016

On 09/12/2016 06:51 PM, Allan McRae wrote:
> This discussion has nothing to do with Arch.  It is about whether this
> feature needs implemented in pacman.

Which of course it doesn't. All we need is for the kernel maintainer to
start packaging a dummy linux package that depends on linux-$pkgver

As originally recommended by the bugtracker item which spawned this odd


I am not quite sure what is currently blocking such a resolution, but
that is already supposedly being discussed on the bugtracker.

Meanwhile let us listen to people proposing convoluted workarounds that
evade the issue entirely and are far less likely to actually be accepted...

Eli Schwartz

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