[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Don't print "local/" with -Qs

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed May 13 04:08:11 EDT 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 4:34 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 6:16 AM, Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu> wrote:
>> >From 1572535efe01dfae1f28b74862dec21f2102f165 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
>> Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 14:08:04 +0200
>> Subject: [PATCH] Don't print "local/" with -Qs
>> See FS#14642.
>> Signed-off-by: Nagy Gabor <ngaba at bibl.u-szeged.hu>
> Any objections to this? It is a longstanding "tradition" that we've
> had the local prefix, so I want to make sure this isn't a mistake, as
> this will definitely affect parsing of -Qs information as it can no
> longer be treated the same as -Ss information.
> I expressed my thoughts in the bug report that we keep it as is; I'll
> await a few more opinions before taking this route. If we do take it,
> I expect someone to fix the pacsearch script in contrib. :)

It always bugged me that pacman outputs package names in a format that
it cannot handle itself.

If we want to keep the local/ prefix, we should also support it on
every local operations. Not only -R, but also -Q, -Qi, etc..

I am curious about the operations on sync packages though, for example :
does pacman -Si handle the repo/ format?

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