[pacman-dev] -Qu vs -Su

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Oct 3 04:07:23 EDT 2007

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 05:47:30PM -0500, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with Aaron here about the transaction object stuff. We
> shouldn't need that just to get a list of upgrades.
> I personally think -Su and -Qu (and their libalpm counterparts) should
> return the same list of packages to be installed, whether or not they
> are upgrades or pulled in deps. What is the disadvantage to this? -Qu
> was meant to be an alternative to canceling an -Su just because you
> wanted to see what needs upgrading.

sorry for the dumb question but how do you deal with replacements?

it would be ugly to have an interactive -Qu but without asking, you
can't give a reasonable package list, hm.

- VMiklos
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