[pacman-dev] noconfirm trivial bug - prompt printed but unused/unnecessary
shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed May 20 08:35:37 EDT 2009
On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 2:24 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I'd be in favour of the less informative route. I.e.
> sudo pacman -Sc --noconfirm
> Cache directory: /var/cache/pacman/pkg/
> removing old packages from cache... done.
> Database directory: /var/lib/pacman/
> Database directory cleaned up
> Note the only long operation is the "removing old packages from cache..."
> which notifies the user what is being done anyway. So I think it best not
> to output those messages. And if you make the "r" in "removing" a capital
> like every other message in that output at the same time, that would be
In this particular case, it is fine indeed.
But we have this generic question function.
We could skip any printing there in case of --noconfirm, but then we
would need to check that all the questions pacman can ask can be
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