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

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Fri Jan 4 02:29:25 UTC 2019

On 1/3/19 8:14 PM, Allan McRae wrote:
> 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.

No => not. :p


They're both valid words, but I guess restoration is more commonly used...

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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