[pacman-dev] Usefulness of -F option (was: "local version is up to date. Upgrade anyway?" question)

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Thu Nov 22 05:22:06 EST 2007

Idézés Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com>:

> 2007/11/21, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>:
> > > Kill it? Any objections? I dislike stale crud sitting around.
> > /me never used.
> >
> Same here. Let's kill it.
> Similar situation with -A/-U - I think it would be ok to just kill
> them and add support for filenames to -S instead of implementing -A/-U
> with depends or merging them into -I (see numerous reports).

I agree. I never understood why we have different "uppercase" commands for -A,
-F and -U, these should be "lowercase" options for -I.


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