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Re: Call for tests: pkg_install-renovation

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 10:14:24PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Hi all,
> with the new version of libarchive I am ready to merge the
> pkg_install-renovation branch.  I would like to get some feedback that
> it doesn't break important functionality, so please test it.
> If you have an update-to-date checkout of pkgsrc-current, just do
> cvs up -r pkg_install-renovation in pkgtools/pkg_install and install
> that. You should get pkg_install-20080524.
> The most important changes are that pkg_add uses libarchive instead of
> pax/tar for all operations, that the audit-packages script is now a
> plain frontend for pkg_admin and some asserted speed ups in other
> places. As pkg_add is largely new code, it needs special attention
> especially for the update code.

Digitally signed binary packages, IIRC, are no longer handled in
the same manner - perhaps you can describe how they are done now,

Are there any other changes not mentioned here?


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