[pacman-dev] pacman-git releases
shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 01:51:37 EST 2007
On Thu, Nov 22, 2007 at 11:37:21PM -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Nov 22, 2007 3:12 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Nov 22, 2007 2:59 PM, fancris3 <fancris3 at aol.com> wrote:
> > > [~]:: pacman -Ss|wc -l
> > > 9521
> > > this its a feature or a bug?
> > What, that pacman -Ss returns every package? I'm pretty sure that's
> > by design, so it's not a bug.
> Yeah, I'm not sure what you were trying to do here at all- get a line
> count of packages with their descriptions? Seems like a weird
> statistic to me...
I see mainly two possible behaviors for "pacman -Ss" :
1) list everything
2) fail and print a help message asking for an argument
I don't think the first one is problematic, but maybe he was expecting the
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