[PATCH] pactree: Add support for getting optional dependencies
johannes at kyriasis.com
Tue May 26 19:55:50 UTC 2020
Excerpts from Frederick Zhang's message of May 4, 2020 20:11:
> Patch by Johannes Löthberg  with minor modifications
>  https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2016-February/020922.html
> Signed-off-by: Frederick Zhang <frederick888 at tsundere.moe>
> It probably got lost and was never merged according to the discussion I
> just had with Eli in pacman-dev.
> Credits to Johannes. I made a few minor changes to make it compile.
Sorry for the late reply, been too busy...
The reason that it was never merged is that it doesn't work properly.
The problem is that while it works fine for -so, when searching for
local packages it should properly exclude optional dependencies that are
not installed so they're not printed, rather than being printed as
Johannes Löthberg :: SA0DEM
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