[pacman-dev] checkupdates

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sat Oct 22 06:03:42 EDT 2011

On 22/10/11 19:47, Alexander Rødseth wrote:
> Python, yes, very seriously. Why not? It is installed practically
> everywhere and python scripts are comparable to shell scripts in speed
> and size.
> Not to mention not having to execute external tools, a lot nicer
> syntax, the possibility to compile some classes of scripts to native
> (with shedskin). Etc, etc.

All a waste of time for a five line script...   and I'd be amazed if you 
can keep the script comparable in size while not executing external 
tools give you need to call pacman here.


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