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

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 20:45:10 EDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 07:33:39PM -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> After thinking about this patch, I guess I have to give it a -1. Why?
> First, I'm just not sold that we need this type of behavior in
> libalpm. Like you said, this seems like something we should do in a
> frontend. It makes much more sense to me for a GUI tool to offer
> selections like this, but for a command line tool, I think we could
> script this behavior rather than modify the source.
> Second, I just have to draw the line somewhere with regards to new
> options and flags, and I just don't like this one enough to want to
> include it and have to support it into the future.
> Keep up the creative thought though- I'm glad to see we could do
> things like this if we wanted to. Perhaps we should ask- what would we
> need to do to libalpm to be able to easily do things like this from a
> frontend instead?

That makes sense indeed.

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