[pacman-dev] pacman-disowned

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Sun Oct 6 12:56:52 EDT 2013

On 2013-10-05 16:04 -0400
Jeremy Heiner wrote:

>Any external script would need to invoke pacman
>three times (-Ql, -Qk, -Qkk) in order to meet the requirements. It
>does not seem advantageous to force the user to wait three times
>longer than necessary.

What is preventing someone from writing a dedicated, independent tool in C that
hooks into alpm? Wouldn't that achieve the same speed without including this in

This is a genuine question. I do not know if alpm is sufficiently modular to
support this.


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