[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/2] makepkg: move pacman calls to a function

Cedric Staniewski cedric at gmx.ca
Thu Nov 12 09:13:11 EST 2009

Xavier wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Doesn't look undocumented to me:
>>       -T, --deptest
>>           Check dependencies; this is useful in scripts such as makepkg to
>>           check installed packages. This operation will check each dependency
>>           specified and return a list of those which are not currently
>>           satisfied on the system. This operation accepts no other options.
>>           Example usage: pacman -T qt "bash>=3.2".
> Ahah ok. Well I am still not sure what a wrapper could add to that
> functionality, besides breaking it. But if everyone is against me,
> then I will shut up :) It is not a big deal.

It would be possible to get rid of -T and depend on vercmp for the
installed dependency check. I am not sure if this is any better though
(probably rather worse).

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