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FS#72615 - To have Pacman downloading a package and its dependency as with -S, in ascending size order

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by mardiyah (abd) - Tuesday, 02 November 2021, 16:51 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Saturday, 06 November 2021, 06:25 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category General
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 6.0.0
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Summary and Info: Need to have Pacman to download a package and its dependency as with -S, in ascending size order i.e. from the least to larger size.


Steps to Reproduce: E.g. pacman -Syu
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Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Saturday, 06 November 2021, 06:25 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Comment by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Tuesday, 02 November 2021, 16:53 GMT
Why? With parallel downloads, it makes sense to download the largest first so you don't hold things up at the end waiting for one package. Without parallel downloads, the order doesn't matter at all.

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