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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Jan 18 03:19:31 UTC 2016

On 18/01/16 01:00, Andrew Gregory wrote:
> On 01/17/16 at 05:00am, Eric Toombs wrote:
>> So perhaps the switch isn't strictly necessary, but it's much easier to
>> use. Your method requires knowledge of how pacman is implemented and
>> could change as pacman's implementation is changed. I'd definitely
>> rather use the --bell switch I implemented.
> Please bottom-post.
> I don't think this is an unreasonable feature request so I don't mind
> if Allan wants to accept it, but as far as I can tell you are the only
> one interested in it.  Personally, I'm not inclined to add features
> when the desired effect can already be achieved using existing
> features and only one person seems want it.

I do not have a strong opinion on the inclusion/exclusion of this feature.

Given it is zero effort to maintain and adds no overhead, I am leaning
towards accepting.  But this will need to wait for pacman > 5.0


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