[pacman-dev] [PATCH] repo-remove: fix removing packages with deltas

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jan 4 01:14:31 UTC 2019

On 27/12/18 1:58 pm, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> We have code in order to remove deltas when removing a package, but it
> is never run, since we try to remove the wrong file.
> This was broken in commit cb0f2bd0385f447e045e2b2aab9ffa55df3c2d8a which
> modified the internal layout we use to modify the db, changing "tree" to
> "db", but did not update all locations where it was used.
> This worked swimmingly well as long as only repo-add updates were
> handling the backup and restoral of the delta file, as the delta file
> therefore got backed up to the correct location (db) in the shared
> db_remove_entry() function.
> But later on in the repo-remove logic, we tried removing a different
> file that will never exist (tree).
> Fixes FS#53041
> Signed-off-by: Eli Schwartz <eschwartz at archlinux.org>
> ---

No sure "restoral" is a word!   I'll edit.


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