[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/2] pacman: add front end support for disabled repos

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 20:22:02 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 10:02:03AM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 03/07/12 09:45, Dave Reisner wrote:
>> > Hook up a per-repo 'Disabled' flag in the config for users to mark repos
>> > as disabled. This can take a boolean value such as 'yes', 'true', or
>> > '1', or the similar negated 'no', 'false', or '0'.
>> Why do we need this complexity?   Why not just specifying "Disabled"
>> disables the repo and not specifying does not...
> We may not. Dan brought up the idea of making this a bit more granular,
> but I don't have my IRC logs to recall exactly what was mentioned... he
> can weigh in here.

Given that we have no key-only options under repos, I'm leaning
against having those be introduced. I've never been a fan of them in
the [options] section either.


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