[pacman-dev] groups spanning multiple repositories

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 10 09:24:35 EDT 2008

Xavier wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Allan McRae <allan.mcrae at qimr.edu.au> wrote:
>> Is it possible to work around this?
>>  > pacman -S base
>> :: group base (including ignored packages):
>>    filesystem  libdownload  mlocate
>> :: Install whole content? [Y/n] Y
>> :: group base (including ignored packages):
>>    acl  attr  bash  binutils  bzip2  coreutils  cpio  cracklib
>> cryptsetup
>>    dash  db  dcron  device-mapper  dhcpcd  dialog  dmapi  e2fsprogs  file
>> <snip>
>> :: Install whole content? [Y/n]
>> The first "base" group is from [testing] and the second is from [core].
>> I seem to recall seeing this discussed a long time ago but can't find it
>> anywhere so I wanted to ask before I potentially wasted time looking
>> into it.
> Just for clarification, you would like each group to be printed just
> once, mixing packages from every sync databases, right?

Yes, I think that would be more sensible.

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