[paludis-user] cave print-unused-distfiles vs. binary repos

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 25 05:57:39 UTC 2013

On Mon, 24 Jun 2013 23:21:07 +0400
denisgolovan <denisgolovan at yandex.ru> wrote:
> 24.06.2013, 22:11, "Ciaran McCreesh" <ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com>:
> > It's down to how we track where an ID is fetched from. Once an ID is
> > installed, fetches_key comes from the VDB / exndbam entry from the
> > original package, not the binary. We mostly do this to avoid
> > presenting strange metadata.
> >
> > Possibly there should be a second key there tracking binary
> > downloads that's also considered for 'used' distfiles.
> Aha!
> So, it's a bug :).

No, it's doing exactly what it's supposed to do! The question is merely
whether what it is supposed to do is the same as what users suppose it
does, and if not then whose suppositions need to be altered.

Ciaran McCreesh
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