[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Change -z|--showsize flag to ShowSize pacman.conf option

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 11:12:49 EDT 2007

On 6/1/07, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Aaron and I both want to move this config file parsing to the front
> end; any objections to this? It will be quite a change, but we can
> make it much more robust while moving it. Is anyone familiar with how
> config file parsing is done by other programs? It seems like a very
> manual process currently, and a malformed config file brings pacman
> down. I also think we should try to continue when we encounter an
> unrecognized option.

What do you mean "other programs"? As in, an elegant parsing system?
Or how other apps parse pacman.conf?

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