[pacman-dev] [PATCH] ABS - Specify repo or package to download on command-line

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 08:07:54 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 6:54 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I figured I could still send patches for ABS here for people to look at
> since this is the address listed in --help output...
> Anyway, I mainly wanted a comment on this line:
> INCLUDE=$(echo $INCLUDE | tr " " "\n" | sort -u | tr "\n" " ")
> which takes $INCLUDE, sorts it and removes duplicate values.  Is there a
> better way to do this?  Everything appears to still work if I don't do
> this but it makes the rsync command much cleaner.

In 5 minutes of hacking I can't come up with something better. Is this
a concern however?

$ echo "-i=core -i=community -i=core/foobar -i=core" | tr " " "\n" |
sort -u | tr "\n" " "
-i=community -i=core -i=core/foobar


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