[manjaro-dev] [pacman-dev] v5.0 is out now

Guillaume Benoit guillaume at manjaro.org
Sat Jan 30 12:00:17 CET 2016

Note that all new pacman -F won't work on manjaro because it does not 
support files databases in its repos.
We should think to implement it.

Le 30/01/2016 08:39, Philip Müller a écrit :
> Hi team,
> Archlinux just pushed out pacman v5.0 to their testing repositories.
> Guillaume is already working on adopting these changes to pamac. I don't
> know yet how compatible Octopi is for this version.
> I'll create a pacman-dev package soon, so we can test this new release
> also on our end without rushing things. These are the changes so far:
> - pacman can run hooks pre- and post-transaction. See the
>    alpm-hooks(5) man page for details and an example hook (FS#2985)
> - pacman can now sync and read .files databases (-Fy) and do basic
>    searching for files in sync repos (-Fs, -Fo) (FS#23787)
> - pacman can check the validity of the local and sync databases
>    (-Dk and -Dkk respectively).  This replaces the 'testdb'
>    software (FS#42444)
> - the package description output (-Si ,-Qi) is now correctly
>    aligned regardless of locale (FS#43983, FS#45997)
> - ensure internal package version matches database version after
>    downloading (FS#45687)
> - improved signal handling and lock file removal (FS#45995,
>    FS#46375, FS#47011)
> - print more information when encountering dependency errors
> - improved configuration parsing with a new ini parser
> - handle a symlink to a directory being replaced by a directory
> - The 'pkgbase' variable is now recorded in the local package db
> - Remove support for ".pacorig" files.  Instead, packages files
>    are extracted as a ".pacnew" and the original stays in place
> - prevent install scriptlets using stdin for user interaction
> - provides are considered when displaying optdepends install
>    status (FS#36412)
> - always update corrupt database whether or not a newer version
>    is found on the remote server
> - fix build issues when libarchive was in a non-standard location
> - Many issues found using Coverity were address (primarily freeing
>    memory on error conditions)
> - The pactest suite was upgraded to allow parallel testing using
>    the tap.sh library
> - makepkg:
>    - makepkg is in the process of being split into a library. This
>      allows various areas to be extended by adding a file into
>      libmakepkg (e.g. package/PKGBUILD checking, adjusting
>      files before creating the final package).
>    - PKGBUILD variables checked to be arrays or not as appropriate
>    - pkgver() and prepare() are now run with --noextract (FS#43498,
>      FS#46800)
>    - the ability to build a single package in a PKGBUILD has been
>      removed
>    - the output when checking checksums for architecture specific
>      sources is improved (FS#43444)
>    - improved handling of bazaar sources (FS#43448)
>    - fix source package signing with SRCPKGDIR set
>    - add option to compress png images with optipng
>    - add --packagelist option, which lists all packages build from
>      a PKGBUILD
>    - add --printsrcinfo flag to print SRCINFO file for a PKGBUILD
>    - record build information in a .BUILDINFO file
>    - add whirlpool to list of hashing options (FS#45859)
> - makepkg-template:
>    - support multiple --template-dir
>    - added a testsuite
> - repo-add:
>    - Always generate the .files database
>    - Only update database if the entire operation succeeds
>    - unarmored package signatures are rejected
> - contrib:
>    - checkupdates: give error when fakeroot is missing
>    - checkupdates: provide packages versions in output
>    - checkupdates: fix failure in some locales (FS#40405)
>    - paccache: Add -q/--quiet
>    - pacdiff: do not require DIFFPROG for -o/--output (FS#46184)
>    - zsh_completion: updated to fix many missing options
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