[pacman-dev] Road to 5.1
andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 14:29:20 UTC 2018
On 01/09/18 at 09:00am, Dave Reisner wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 08, 2018 at 03:26:49PM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > We have not had a release in a long, long time. Lets fix that!
> > There is a substantial number of bugs tagged for a 5.1 release .
> > These were added when we were all younger and more optimistic about the
> > world... I have added a 5.2 target, so we can start bumping some to a
> > future release.
> > Please reply here with anything you think is essential to the next
> > release - even better if you provide a patch!
> > Cheers,
> > Allan
> >  https://bugs.archlinux.org/roadmap/proj3
> Can we fix extraction based on lookups of user/group so that the
> nonsense that Arch has been subjected to via systemd-sysusers can be
> fixed? This should be a simple matter of calling
> archive_read_disk_set_standard_lookup(archive) prior to extraction. I
> think agregory has a branch that he's been working on to do this.
I do have a branch to use user/group names, but the change is not
simple. It breaks alternate rootdir usage hard. I haven't noticed
the systemd-sysusers nonsense myself and only caught bits of IRC
discussions, can you elaborate on exactly what the problem is?
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