[arch-general] how to perform selected gnome installation with pacman?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Jan 19 05:46:21 EST 2011

On 19/01/11 20:35, Denis A. Altoé Falqueto wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 4:23 AM, Juan R. de Silva
> <juan.r.d.silva at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Best option RIGHT NOW is to pacman -Sg gnome and then manually pacman -
>>> -Suy pkgfoo pkgbar pkgyetanother of the ones you want from the list.
>> Boy, what's an opportunity to exercise my typing. I'm working in tty
>> now.  :-(
> According to my understanding of pacman's manpage, the option --ignore
> should be enough to filter out what you don't want. For example
> # pacman -S gnome --ignore abc,def,hgi,.....
> I believe I've used it like that for a similar situation.

Except that is a bit broken with the current pacman...  and when I say a 
bit broken, I mean it does not work at all.


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