[pacman-dev] [arch-dev-public] [signoff] pacman 3.5.0-1

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 16:29:24 EDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Gaetan Bisson <bisson at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> [2011-03-16 15:10:08 -0500] Dan McGee:
>>>> 2. This is a terrible bug report. :/ I need output when you run this
>>>> by hand, maybe with --debug, etc. Help me help you by actually
>>>> providing details.
>>> I thought it was reproducible well enough. There is no debug output:
>>>        yes | pacman -S --debug
>>> prints nothing and just eats up RAM. I will try to investigate more and
>>> let you know if I find anything.
>> Damn! This is a huge regression disguised as a "feature" that I never
>> quite felt comfortable with...
>> http://projects.archlinux.org/pacman.git/commit/?id=4fb3cfc48f626f84329c78351d6a8710255a35e3
> You can do it "GNU style" and only read from stdin if the package list is "-"

OMG, Aaron is here!

That sounds like the way to go, or we are going to cause regressions
to anyone that expected prior behavior. Dave- does that make sense,
only read from stdin if an '-' arg is provided?


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