[pacman-dev] CVS update of pacman-lib/doc (pacman.8)
dan at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 24 18:40:38 EST 2007
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2007 @ 18:40:38
Modified: pacman.8 (1.7 -> 1.8)
* Added some undocumented options to the manpage.
pacman.8 | 31 +++++++++++++++++--------------
1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)
diff -u pacman-lib/doc/pacman.8:1.7 pacman-lib/doc/pacman.8:1.8
--- pacman-lib/doc/pacman.8:1.7 Thu Feb 22 22:23:07 2007
+++ pacman-lib/doc/pacman.8 Sat Feb 24 18:40:38 2007
@@ -25,10 +25,10 @@
.B \-A, --add (deprecated)
-Add a package to the system. The package will be uncompressed into the
-installation root and the database will be updated. The package will not be
-installed if another version is already installed. Please use \fB--upgrade\fP
-in place of this option.
+Add a package to the system. Either a URL or file path can be specified. The
+package will be uncompressed into the installation root and the database will
+be updated. The package will not be installed if another version is already
+installed. NOTE: please use \fB--upgrade\fP in place of this option.
.B \-F, --freshen
This is like \fB--upgrade\fP except it will only upgrade packages already
@@ -42,22 +42,22 @@
packages. See \fBQUERY OPTIONS\fP below.
.B \-R, --remove
-Remove a package from the system. Files belonging to the specified package
-will be deleted, and the database will be updated. Most configuration files
+Remove a package from the system. Files belonging to the specified package
+will be deleted, and the database will be updated. Most configuration files
will be saved with a \fI.pacsave\fP extension unless the \fB--nosave\fP option
is used. See \fBREMOVE OPTIONS\fP below.
.B \-S, --sync
Synchronize packages. Packages are installed directly from the ftp servers,
-including all dependencies required to run the packages. For example,
+including all dependencies required to run the packages. For example,
\fBpacman -S qt\fP will download and install \fBqt\fP and all the packages it
depends on. You can also use \fBpacman -Su\fP to upgrade all packages that are
out of date. See \fBSYNC OPTIONS\fP below.
.B \-U, --upgrade
-Upgrade or add a package to the system. This is a "remove-then-add" process.
-See \fBHANDLING CONFIG FILES\fP for an explanation on how pacman takes care of
+Upgrade or add a package to the system. Either a URL or file path can be
+specified. This is a "remove-then-add" process. See \fBHANDLING CONFIG
+FILES\fP for an explanation on how pacman takes care of config files.
.B \-V, --version
Display version and exit.
@@ -167,8 +167,9 @@
packages from the cache.
.B \-g, --groups
-Display all the members for each package group specified. If no group names are
-provided, all groups will be listed.
+Display all the members for each package group specified. If no group names
+are provided, all groups will be listed; pass the flag twice to view all
+groups and their members.
.B \-i, --info
Display dependency and other information for a given package. This will search
@@ -199,8 +200,10 @@
.B \-y, --refresh
Download a fresh copy of the master package list from the server(s) defined in
-\fBpacman.conf\fP. This should typically be used each time you use
+\fBpacman.conf\fP. This should typically be used each time you use
+\fB--sysupgrade\fP or \fB-u\fP. Passing two \fB--refresh\fP or \fB-y\fP flags
+will force a refresh of all package lists even if they are thought to be
+up to date.
.B \--ignore \fIpackage\fP
Directs \fBpacman\fP to ignore upgrades of \fIpackage\fP even if there is one
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