[arch-dev-public] Filename search for Arch

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 16:33:02 EST 2008

2008/1/23, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> On Jan 23, 2008 2:48 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> > > Ah thanks, these examples help too. I honestly have never needed
> > > something like -So, so I don't know the use cases
> >
> > I'd like to point out again that -So or something similar is one of the
> > most requested features from users.
> That doesn't sound empirical. According to flyspray votes (the only
> empirical evidence we have), signed packages are #1:

Hey, votes for packages were introduced way after very demanded bugs were filed,
so votes doesn't mean much for my opinion about bug's importance.

> http://bugs.archlinux.org/index/proj3?project=3&do=index&order=votes&sort=desc&order2=&sort2=
> I agree it's requested a lot, but no more than, say, sqlite backends
> and the like.
> Still, like Dan, I'm neutral. I don't care. But what I *do* care about
> is json/xml parsing integration into pacman. I'm just going to say
> "no" on that.

Sure, no json/xml/yaml/etc. parsing in pacman. A separare script -
maybe. /me shrugs.
As for tarball consisting of all packages' filelists - it would be
nice if the script could rsync it (like abs in future).

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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