[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Introduce -Qlq

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue May 12 08:27:28 EDT 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 4:39 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 3:04 PM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
>> wrote:
>>> >From 054eae27537989dee76a06fac882fb38702144d5 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>>> From: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
>>> Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 22:41:29 +0200
>>> Subject: [PATCH] Introduce -Qlq
>>> With --quiet flag, -Ql doesn't print the package name only lists files.
>>> I made --quiet documentation up-to-date (I also added -Sgq/-Qgq).
>>> Signed-off-by: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
>> Thanks! I like this, and thanks for updating the docs.
>> One small point- does anyone see a good reason to keep the version
>> information on a -Qo operation? It is the only user of the quiet flag
>> that prints it, and it would be more consistent to not show it. I'm
>> going to go ahead and change that.
> I also realized this and it seems odd, indeed. If there is no real reason
> for printing version there (I am not the guy who made the "print version
> here" decision), I also vote for killing version from -Qqo. One more thing
> about -Qqo: I am not sure we need "error: No package owns /foo/bar" with
> that, but I am a bit unsure about this.

Already done:

I'm not sure about the error thing either. Silence might be best,
although then it is harder to tell the different failure cases apart
(file not found, no package owns, specified a directory, etc.).


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