[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Added better colourisation support for the "-{Q, S}i" operation.

Xavion xavion.0 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 24 05:57:20 UTC 2016

> Your justification is really no justification!  "I am" is not a
> justification.  Explain why you are interested in the version when you
> run a -s or -o.  What question are you answering that you don't first
> locate by looking at the package name?

It's mostly when I'm wondering if the currently installed package is the
latest version, but it also happens when I'm looking for alternative
offerings of an already installed package.

For example, I usually roll with the "dropbox" package from [archlinuxfr];
however, I sometimes like to check whether the AUR's offering is more
up-to-date (which it currently is).

Hence, I run "yaourt -Ss dropbox", which uses the output from 'pacman' for
the repository entries.  Is that the justification you were looking for?
If so, can we get my "-{Q,S}i" patch included without further ado?

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