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<civodul>rekado: so you made your latest set of upgrades using the "new" updater, right?
<civodul>did that make you happy or grumpy? :-)
<rekado>civodul: I hadn’t used it before, but just started another CRAN update
<rekado>I like it
<rekado>but it will take me some time to adjust my workflow
<rekado>one thing that’s perhaps a little inconvenient is that it will add inputs for packages that don’t exist yet
<rekado>(previously it would all be manual anyway, so I’d see it)
<rekado>I’m trying to change my workflow to go through the diff instead of working through a list of suggested changes
<rekado>it did not make me grumpy
<civodul>rekado: heh, ok :-)
<civodul>but yeah, not great if it adds unnecessary inputs
<rekado>it’s a very good change, and it incentivises improving the importer some more
<rekado>I’m happy with it
<rekado>thank you!
<civodul>i reckon it's not always clear-cut with this kind of change
<civodul>there's still manual work to do, so you have to make sure it's not more work than before
<civodul>ideally, we'd get the same result as if we were importing everything from scratch (like the Nix folks do)
<civodul>which means the importers have to be very good indeed