[pacman-dev] Install files and messages

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 19:33:44 EST 2007

2007/1/8, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> On 1/6/07, Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > By nonessential, I hope you don't mean thrown out altogether. Some
> > install script output is conditional, because it isn't relevant to
> > everyone that installs the package.
> Without thinking too much about it, I guess it might be helpful to
> have some sort of standard echo replacement function, that could still
> be called conditionally. The way the scripts are now, however, makes
> for rather complicated separation of message output and actual
> activity such as running gconftool, etc. All output could be
> redirected to a non-stdout buffer, I guess, and then printed after
> pacman has finished its messages...

See "[pacman-dev] add message() function call for use in
*.install/.PKGINFO files" thread
(2006-05-25 - 2006-07-07)
I thought this was merged in paman3 already. It should be just beautyfied a bit.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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