[pacman-dev] Feature request: Show exact matches first

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 15:38:52 EDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 9:37 PM, Markus Jochim <ich at markusjochim.de> wrote:
> Dear developers,
> I'd like to request a feature. When I search for some package, let's say
> openconnect:
> $ pacman -Ss openconnect (or -Qs)
> it takes quite a while until I get any results on my netbook (Atom N450
> cpu). Maybe this could be sped up by showing exact matches right away. I've
> had this situation quite some times now and it can be a real pain in the ass
> to wait for 10 seconds (this may vary of course) when I simply want to know
> whether I have a particular package installed.
> Kindly,
> Markus

pacman -Ss ^openconnect$
to get exact results - if any.

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