[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Fix command line argument parsing in makepkg

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri May 23 03:19:12 EDT 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 9:09 AM, Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Sebastian Nowicki wrote:
>> --noprogressbar could probably go into makepkg.conf, but I think the
>> rest needs to stay. -H could be used for --holdver, -n or -N for --
>> noconfirm (the other could be used for --noprogressbar). -S is
>> deprecated so it could be for --source instead. I'm not sure about --
>> asroot. There's also --forcever.

Sounds good, thanks!

> I would be in favour of a shortened version of --noconfirm.  I use
> "makepkg -s" a lot and often wander away while the dependencies install
> only to come back and find pacman asking for confirmation about
> installing the makedepends.
> However, --noprogressbar would be a bit strange in makepkg.conf given it
> is really a pacman option.

No problem, so here is the current list :

--source            = -S
--noconfirm        =  -n
--noprogressbar = -N
--holdver            = -H
--forcever           = ?
--asroot             = ?

Only two left :)

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