I'm a recent Arch convert, it's great, really liking it Also I wrote Filelight which I am pleased to see Arch provides a package for
I've long had ambitions to extend Filelight so it works with other heirarchical data and it occured to me just now that packaging heirarchies like Arch's good be represented well by Filelight's rendering technique.
I could run pacman -Q, then pacman -Qi on all packages and extract the data, but that seems slow and inefficient. Is there a better way? Thanks,
The pacman database is stored in /var/lib/pacman/local. It's a really simple format that I'm sure you can figure out fairly quickly.
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