[pacman-dev] should repo-add handle *.links.db?
arch at eckner.net
Tue Mar 26 21:20:17 UTC 2019
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On Tue, 26 Mar 2019, Andrew Gregory wrote:
> On 03/26/19 at 02:52pm, Erich Eckner wrote:
>> I'm looking into creating links databases for archlinux32 and saw (thanks,
>> Eli) that they are created asynchronously by systemd timers here:
>> I was wondering, if it wouldn't be better to create them during repo-add
>> (and repo-remove) at a similar point, where *.files.db entries are created
>> - ignoring deltas (can we ignore deltas already?), this would be somewhere
>> down in db_write_entry() in repo-add - but even including deltas, it
>> should not need changes at too many places.
>> However, before I start trying to patch repo-add and repo-remove to
>> maintain a *.links.db, I wanted to ask if there are any objections to
>> include this functionality there.
> What is a links database?
sry, I should have been clear - I mean this one:
It contains (as far as I can tell) the names and versions of libraries
against which binaries in a package are linked.
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