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

Eric Toombs ewtoombs at uwaterloo.ca
Sun Jun 26 19:27:02 UTC 2016

On 2016-01-17 22:19, Allan McRae wrote:
> 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
> Allan
I only just got this now. Thanks, Allan! Looking forward to 5.0!

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