[pacman-dev] [PATCH] zsh: use pacman instead of parsing pacman.conf

Andrew Gregory andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 15:53:58 UTC 2017

On 01/26/17 at 03:50pm, Earnestly via pacman-dev wrote:
> > pacman -Sl is not suitable for parsing.  This breaks on databases with
> > spaces in their name.
> I'm aware, and like the bash completion scripts this is not a complete
> solution as the tools needed to properly inspect pacman's configuration
> aren't readily available yet.
> (Excluding pacutils, which itself is not completely sufficient as it
> doesn't understand what a "repository" is beyond it being a section.)

Hmmm? What's wrong with `pacconf --repo-list`?  I promise I will
eventually finish moving it over to pacman.

> Ultimately both completion scripts will need a bit of reworking
> eventually.  This patch is simply to tide it over until then.

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