[pacman-dev] pacman summary!
allan at archlinux.org
Wed Dec 10 04:20:05 EST 2008
> i have a suggestion,
> like the suggestion i gave to the portage developers for the gentoo
> "package" manager.
> It would be really nice, if after a "pacman -Suy" or just a simple
> "pacman -S <packagelist>" that you got a summary of all the messages
> that has been spit out on the screen while doing the upgrade of packages.
> If you upgrade several packages, say 100 of them or so, it could be
> hard to read all the notices that every package spits out when beeing
> i mean stuff like :
> />>> Updating module dependencies. Please wait ...
> >>> MKINITCPIO SETUP
> >>> ----------------
> >>> If you use LVM2, Encrypted root or software RAID,
> >>> Ensure you enable support in /etc/mkinitcpio.conf .
> >>> More information about mkinitcpio setup can be found here:
> >>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Mkinitcpio
> >>> Generating initial ramdisk, using mkinitcpio. Please wait...
> Hope you like the idea,
> and i dont think it should be so hard to apply.
> cut all of the >>> things to a temp file and after doing the last
> upgrade you cat whatever is in that temp file.. or something like that.
> Best regards
So looking at /var/log/pacman.log is not enough?
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