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 - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "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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