[arch-general] pacman new generation
karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 06:12:01 EST 2011
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 12:06 PM, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
> On 22/11/11 12:02, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote:
>> The 22/11/11, Karol Blazewicz wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Nicolas Sebrecht<nsebrecht at piing.fr>
>>>> OP raised one or two benefits of Haskell over shell scripting. He is
>>>> right even if it's somewhat partial: many of high-level languages have
>>>> very good advantages over shell scripting. I do think pacman could be
>>>> much better if rewritten in one of these languages.
>>> Isn't pacman written in C?
>> Yep, sorry.
>> s/shell scripting/low-level progrmming languages like C/g
> Pacman devs appreciatie patches, or in case you want to port pacman to
> haskell, just do it. ( look for example at how the 64 bit port became
> official )
> as wise phrik tells me:
> 11:05 jelly1 | !toofishes
> 11:05 phrik | patches welcome
> Jelle van der Waa
In case you (ML subscribers) didn't know / forgot, phrik is an IRC bot :-)
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