[Dev] Using pacman2pacman by default

fauno fauno at endefensadelsl.org
Sat Mar 12 16:20:14 GMT 2016

IngeGNUe <ingegnue at riseup.net> writes:
> I quit using it recently and I'd start using it again if more people
> used it. Making it a default package would be a good way to draw
> attention to it. But, there are a few issues:
> - Any advice on how to filter torrented packages out of
> transmission-remote-cli? Currently, they clog up the view! :)
> - chmod /var/cache/pacman/pkg/ to 775 instead of 777 per Arch Wiki's
> advice:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Transmission#Configuring_the_daemon
> -- I can't think of a good reason it's not 775.
> - pacman2pacman should meet some quality standards if it is to be
> provided by default. Perhaps there is a reason, other than visibility,
> that it is not used that much. Therefore, are there any security
> weaknesses with its current implementation, apart from the point above?

i'll try to make time to install it :)

i'm guessing since pacman 5 is out, we can make use of hooks to maintain
the torrent list?

will we need a tracker?

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