[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Added the --bell switch.

Eric Toombs ewtoombs at uwaterloo.ca
Wed Jan 13 16:41:51 UTC 2016

Yep, that patch got garbled something fierce. Thunderbird is to blame. I
tried git send-email, but it was too complicated, so I'm just sending
the patch as an attachment. Nothing should get garbled this time.

On 2016-01-11 00:32, Eric Toombs wrote:
> That's a pretty good improvement, but there is also a long delay while
> pacman calculates dependencies for large upgrades. You might say that
> could be avoided by upgrading more frequently, but it is my style and
> the style of many others to opt for large monthly upgrades over small
> weekly or daily upgrades. I'll try formatting the patch again with git
> send-email.
> On 2015-12-14 12:12, Andrew Gregory wrote:
>> On 11/19/15 at 07:09am, Eric Toombs wrote:
>>> This switch rings the terminal bell when user input is required.
>>> Obviously, it has no effect if --noconfirm is also passed.
>>> ---
>> If your only interest in this is to get a notification when downloads
>> are done because you have a slow connection, wouldn't a small wrapper
>> script accomplish the same goal?
>>  pacman -Sy && printf "\a" && pacman -Su
>> This patch also appears to have some mangled whitespace.  Please use
>> `git send-email` to submit patches.
>> apg

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