[pacman-dev] Merging -S and -U - Was: DWIM if user attempts to sync on a file

Earnestly zibeon at googlemail.com
Thu Jun 23 10:41:12 UTC 2016

> makepkg doesn't, but pacman does.

Does pacman then disallow forward slashes in repository names?

    pacman -S core/glibc

Is there a great deal of reason to allow slashes in package names when
it can't be easily represented in the filesystem without escaping

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