[arch-general] makepkg as root

Eli Schwartz eschwartz93 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 02:25:11 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jan 4, 2015 at 8:16 PM, Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info> wrote:
> Yeah, it's not like sed options are defined by POSIX or anything...
> Your entire problem here seems to be that you don't like the
> development style of pacman. In that case, get involved instead of just
> whining about it after the fact. It's been well known that this has
> been coming for over 9 months.
> And for the record, I have see problem making relatively minor changes
> like this with a minor release. If you think it's a problem, you're
> going to need a better argument that "it's common sense". What you see
> as common sense, I see as arbitrary and artificial restrictions for no
> good reason.

I myself would dearly love to know what precisely about removing a
discouraged option qualifies as a major change.

-- Eli Schwartz

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