[arch-general] new "Total" line at bottom of =pacman -Syu=?

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 5 03:49:27 UTC 2021

On 7/4/21 11:41 PM, Greg Minshall via arch-general wrote:
> hi.  is this new "Total" line, when downloading for =pacman -Syu=, new?
> ----
> Total ( 58/390)   223.8 MiB  1414 KiB/s 20:59 [#######--------------------------------------------------------------]  11%
> ----
> if so -- i find it very nice, and thanks to whoever implemented it!
> (and, even if not so. :)
> cheers, Greg

See the release notes for pacman 6 at:

- an additional progress bar is added to track total download progress.
  This replaces the previous TotalDownload option.

It's not precisely new, but it used to be you needed to opt into it
because if you did, you lost the per-package download progress.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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