[pacman-dev] [PATCH] '-Spp and -Supp' options were added to generate uri list without the downloaded package uris
djszapi2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 18:47:38 UTC 2009
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 5:45 AM, Laszlo Papp<djszapi2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello Xavier!
> > I didn't have so much time at the weekend, but as I saw maybe it would be
> > better to choose a more talkative name for it, e.g. --print-package or
> > something (it's just an example).
> > What will happen if there will be new similar future in the future when
> > developers or users would like to implement a feature to print out
> > information, will you choose the name for --print2 or more reasonlable
> > ? In the second case It would be nice to start it now :) Mabe I'm wrong
> > it.
> > Nevertheless It's a very good feature, thanks in fact :)
> --print-pkg and --print-uris looks good to me
Me too, but it would be nice to keep the older -Sp option for --print-uris,
because everybody know it so :)
but would you keep your new feature on top of these two options :
> --print-pkg and --print-uris only show non-download packages
> --print-pkg --print-pkg and --print-uris --print-uris show all
I think -Sp/-Spp is good for the uris related.
> an alternative :
> what if we added the download size when ShowSize is used?
I think it's a good idea, more information is better generally :)
> pacman -Sp fontconfig
> ftp://ftp.archlinux.org/extra/os/i686/fontconfig-2.4.2-1.pkg.tar.gz 
> pacman -Spq fontconfig
> pacman -Sp ... | grep -v "\[0\]" | cut -d' ' -f1
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