[pacman-dev] -Si is laconic

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 12:36:16 EST 2007

Laconic? Heh.

On Nov 12, 2007 6:14 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
> When I made the previously posted speed tests, I noticed that -Si hides lots of
> info. Is there any special reason for this (we are not proud of our packagers
> for example;-) or we just forgot to update dump_pkg_sync in pacman/package.c?
> I think that dump_pkg_sync should be merged to dump_pkg_full (with a new
> is_local input parameter for example) to keep -Qi and -Si in sync. And this is a
> good time (just before the 3.1 release) to review -Qi too.

This is a good point, but also keep in mind that sync DBs and local
DBs do not contain the exact same information.

> I would do this, but I'm not sure that you would like an "ngaba-English" special
> edition of pacman :-)

This should be simple enough if you're just combining the two
dump_pkg_* functions. A patch would be nice

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