On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:16 PM, Xavier Chantry
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 5:19 AM, Allan McRae <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Pacman's local database format changes with this commit being pushed to
>> commit 21833d90e26635fdd2c6af247790a9bf374b4d80
>> Author: Allan McRae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: * Sat Oct 30 15:35:43 2010 +1000
>> * *Merge desc and depends files in local db
>> If you want to run pacman-git you will need to upgrade your pacman database
>> format using the conviently named "pacman-db-upgrade" script in the scripts/
>> directory. * This is not a particularly reversible operation, so if you run
>> this you are stuck with pacman-git until the 3.5 release.
> It probably should backup the old database if it doesn't already
> cd /var/lib/pacman/ ; *tar cvzf pacman-localdb.tar.gz local/
> or whatever.
> Maybe not in /var/lib/pacman if this is cleaned up by pacman -Sc , after all.
Patches welcome. :P