[pacman-dev] Behaviour on -Scc flag
floop at floop.cz
Sun Nov 26 17:47:30 UTC 2017
Got it, thanks.
On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 5:14 PM beest <gnubeest at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 26, 2017 at 12:11:36PM +0000, Filip Matzner wrote:
> > I would like to discuss the behaviour of
> > pacman -Scc --noconfirm
> > Currently, it does not clean any package in the cache dir, because the
> > default answer is 'N'. In my opinion it should clean the packages, since
> > there are already two 'c's in the flag, so the user probably knows what
> > he doing. I believe there should be "yesno" instead of "noyes" on
> > /pacman/sync.c:191
> > <https://git.archlinux.org/pacman.git/tree/src/pacman/sync.c#n191>.
> What do
> > you think?
> Use paccache for non-interactive cache cleaning. Passing two clean flags
> means "completely erase the cache", not "I really mean it for serious".
> Performing a potentially destructive operation should not somehow make
> it more likely to default to "Y".
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