[pacman-dev] [PATCH] -Sqg and -Qqg

Nagy Gabor ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu
Fri Jul 18 05:57:48 EDT 2008

> > The patch looks fine, but this commit message confuses me. The
> > second sentence should list commands without the -q option, right?
> > 
> What that means is that, with or without -q, pacman -Qg amd pacman
> -Sgg (without targets) still behave the same, by listing group names.

Yes. IMHO nobody wants to use "pacman -Sqgg" or "pacman -Qqg" to list
packages contained in *some* group. Basically these commands list groups
(with members), not _members of a group_ like "pacman -Sg group".

I agree that this may be not coherent, but imho groupname filtering in
these cases is pointless. So in commit message I should have said that
-q has no effect when no target is specified. If you need this
filtering there too, I can resubmit the patch.


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