[pacman-dev] Examples in the manpages

Nico Schottelius nico-pacman-dev at schottelius.org
Sun Jun 13 05:39:10 EDT 2010

Hey Ivan,

Ivan S. Freitas [Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 10:45:30PM -0300]:
> >  How to use makepkg correctly
> >    (Running it for pacman-git's PKGCONFIG results in
> >    ==> ERROR: Install file (pacman.install) does not exist.)
> >
> >  How to install a package from a file
> >    One finds this on the wiki, but I would prefer to have it
> >    available offline
> >
> >  How to upgrade your system
> >  How to remove a package
> >  How to downgrade a package
> >
> > That's not much for now, but having examples gives a better and
> > faster insight into the application (git devs did that pretty good).
> Can I sugest the pacman tips available in the wiki?
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacman_Tips#Aliases

I'm not really sure whether we mean the same - I'm more speaking
about basic usage of pacman and to understand it, which belongs
to a manpage imho.

But that's probably more a thinking way issue, because I
expect a manpage of a program to tell me enough to understand
everything a program provides.


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