[pacman-dev] [PATCH] conflict: skip dir children when replacing a file

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 3 05:37:00 UTC 2017

On 18/12/16 00:57, Andrew Gregory wrote:
> When replacing a file with a directory, any files under that directory
> do not need to be checked for conflicts.  This prevents possible
> false-positive conflicts where the file being replaced is a symlink.
> We were already skipping the directory children when the file was owned
> by the previous version of a package being upgraded.  This extends that
> to other packages being removed.


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