[pacman-dev] [PATCH] database/print options, fix dirs, other

Xavier Chantry chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Fri May 21 03:01:44 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 12:48 AM, Andres P <stderr at mail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 9:12 AM, Xavier Chantry <chantry.xavier at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 1) Dan is still not happy about license change, even if this is a full
>> rewrite. He would like to have all files in pacman project licensed
>> with GPL2.
>> But if you put this in public domain, I believe Dan could just
>> relicense it in GPL2 himself.
>> Anyway I don't like acting as an intermediary here, hopefully Dan and
>> you can resolve this together.
> As you said, my script is under the public domain so everyone is entitled
> to change and use it as they see fit. ;)
>> 2) Related to the directory completion I mentioned earlier : you
>> restored old behavior, which is good.
>> But the old behavior has a bug. It's not a regression in your patch,
>> so not a show stopper, just wondering if you might have an idea.
>> When there is both a directory and a package with the same name, the
>> completion only sees the directory, and thus adds a trailing slash.
>> $ mkdir acpitool
>> $ pacman -S acpi<tab>
>> acpi      acpid     acpitool/
>> $ pacman -S acpit<tab>
>> $ pacman -S acpitool/
>> error: repository 'acpitool' not found
>> error: 'acpitool/': no such repository
> This is because -o filenames, which is needed for the 'pkg.tar.*' glob.
> I have a fix for this that only sets -o filenames when needed.
> Patch attached,
> Andres

Thanks, works for me !

It's a great work you did, that bash completion file was desperately
looking for love :)
IMO it would be a nice addition to the next release and definitely
worth mentioning in the changelog.

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