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Re: CONFLICTS variable is terrible

On Tue, Nov 04, 2008 at 08:32:59PM +0200, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>  >> 2) I didn't claim CONFLICTS can always be detected automatically.
>  >>    I wrote a tool for detecting conflicts in PLISTs only.
> > How to decide before I waste time downloading a package and its many 
> > dependencies and begin extracting / installing all of them to later find 
> > somewhere in that process that there is a conflict?
> AFAIU +CONTENTS file is at the very beginning of tarball.
> So, this checks may be done as soon as downloading starts.

But why do keep on thinking that information about conflicts is only
valuable when installing a package?

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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