[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Don't display filename on -Qip operation.

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 08:23:49 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 2:10 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 4:56 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >From cafa4977a0639ebb30ed20974ad86bf404ca5044 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Xavier Chantry <shiningxc at gmail.com>
>> Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 23:25:40 +0200
>> Subject: [PATCH] Don't display filename on -Qip operation.
>> Some previous commits apparently broke the get_filename function for
>> package loaded with pkg_load (on a -Qip operation), so this field is always
>> empty now.
>> It would be easy to fill the pkg->filename field in pkg_load, but what is
>> the point?
> Because it would be correct for libalpm to fill this field- remember
> there could be other frontends. So I think we need to take the correct
> approach rather than the easy approach. :)

It is not clear to me which is the correct approach because of this :

"Besides, on a normal -Qi operation, the filename is not displayed either
because this information is not stored in the local database."

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