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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jul 11 08:23:35 EDT 2008

Dan McGee wrote:
> 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

I don't think so...   But then, I am not sure what you are getting at there!

That would occur if someone went "abs core extra core/foobar" but that 
would be stupid given if you are syncing core then you will get 
core/foobar.  I don't think I will work around stupidity until later... :D


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