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FS#8190 - pacman-optimize doesn't work without diffutils

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Robson Roberto Souza Peixoto (robsonpeixoto) - Monday, 01 October 2007, 10:10 GMT
Last edited by Dan McGee (toofishes) - Monday, 01 October 2007, 11:30 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Scripts & Tools
Status Closed
Assigned To Aaron Griffin (phrakture)
Dan McGee (toofishes)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.0.6
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Description: If you run pacman-optimize without diffutils installed the pacman-optimize only show a error.
pacman-optimize should tell to install the diffutils

if [ ! -x /usr/bin/diff ]; then
echo "Please, install the diffutils"

Or add diffutils on depends of PKGBUILD

Additional info:
package version: pacman 3.0.6-1

Steps to reproduce:
This task depends upon

This task blocks these from closing
 FS#8109 - Pacman 3.1 Release Roadmap 
Closed by  Dan McGee (toofishes)
Monday, 01 October 2007, 11:30 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  added check in GIT. funny that someone seriously wouldn't have diffutils installed.