[pacman-dev] [PATCH] repo-add.8.txt: document valid DB file extensions
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 18:30:29 EDT 2011
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com>
> This isn't documented anywhere except in the code, and every few months when I
> end up having to test something that requires my own repo, it takes me 10
> minutes to figure out wtf a valid file extension is.
> doc/repo-add.8.txt | 4 ++++
> 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/repo-add.8.txt b/doc/repo-add.8.txt
> index 0196882..c4f42a2 100644
> --- a/doc/repo-add.8.txt
> +++ b/doc/repo-add.8.txt
> @@ -29,6 +29,10 @@ command line.
> delta specified on the command line. Multiple packages and/or delta to remove
> can be specified on the command line.
> +A package database is a path a compressed tar file with one of the extensions:
> +``.tar'', ``.tar.gz'', ``.tar.bz2'', or ``.tar.xz''.
I am not a native English speaker but this sentence looks awkward. It
seems like a word (or verb?) is missing in the "a path a compressed
tar file" part.
The file does not need to
> +exist, but all parent directories must exist.
> Common Options
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