[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Verbose package list now show if packages are explicit or dependencies
allan at archlinux.org
Thu May 22 01:51:35 EDT 2014
On 11/05/14 00:54, Guillaume Bouchard wrote:
> I'm reopening this discussion. A few time ago, I proposed to "grey"
> explicit package name. Finally it was judged as confusing.
> Instead I propose to display only the package type during verbose
> package listing. To achieve this, I splitted the packages table into
> two tables, the one for explicit packages, and the other for
> dependencies, examples:
> $ pacman -S epiphany
> [sudo] password for guillaume:
> resolving dependencies...
> looking for conflicting packages...
> Package (1) New Version Net Change Download Size
> extra/epiphany 3.12.0-1 6.89 MiB 1.48 MiB
> Dependency (3) New Version Net Change Download Size
> extra/gcr 3.12.0-1 5.42 MiB 0.77 MiB
> extra/libwnck3 3.4.7-1 2.85 MiB
> extra/libxres 1.0.7-1 0.02 MiB
> Total Download Size: 2.25 MiB
> Total Installed Size: 15.17 MiB
> $ pacman -Rs gitg
> checking dependencies...
> Package (1) Old Version Net Change
> gitg 0.3.2-1 -1.41 MiB
> Dependency (8) Old Version Net Change
> geoclue 0.12.99-1 -1.02 MiB
> gtksourceview3 3.12.1-1 -6.78 MiB
> Feedback needed ;)
Anybody want to comment on this? I do not use the verbose table so
have no opinion on whether this information is useful and if it is clear.
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