[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add interactive provider selection

Xavier chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 14:05:43 EDT 2010

Xyne wrote:
> Is the install size shown after each package when ShowSize is enabled? That
> would be useful when deciding which package to install. It would be even more
> useful to know the cumulative size, i.e. the sum of install sizes of that
> package and its own dependencies. I think that would be the deciding factor in
> most cases.

No, size is not shown. It could be though.

Cumulative size is an interesting problem. You would need to know how
dependencies will be resolved while you are resolving them.
If you want, just go ahead. But if it adds too much code, it will probably never
be merged.

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