[pacman-dev] [PATCH] New --nonew option (resubmit)

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 05:26:42 EST 2008

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 10:43:34AM +0100, Nagy Gabor wrote:
> OK, in the example consider xmms-plugins group. I think 100% acceptable if you
> want to upgrade your packages belong to xmms-plugins group (after xmms upgrade)
> without upgrading firefox, openoffice etc.
> On the other hand, if "package 1" doesn't work with "package 2", then this
> should be handled by dependencies (package_1 depends on package_2>=3.0) or
> conflicts, since pacman -S "package 1" is also allowed (-S --nonew --needed is
> just makes a certain type of package selection easier).

If you are just using a few packages from a group, can't you just install
these packages manually?
Or if you use many packages from a group, can't you just put the remaining
ones to IgnorePkg?

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