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FS#14973 - pacman regexp handling

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Laszlo Papp (djszapi) - Saturday, 06 June 2009, 13:56 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Saturday, 06 June 2009, 14:12 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category General
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.2.2
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



Why can't pacman handle with regexp mode, like in any other distribution?
Like in gentoo, e.g. portage/eix.
Just an example: eix emerge alsa*, and this installs all the package which starts with "alsa" word.

I know that: pacman -Sq xzy | grep ... handles this situation, but for the simpler user it would be great.

This task depends upon

Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Saturday, 06 June 2009, 14:12 GMT
Reason for closing:  Duplicate
Additional comments about closing:  FS#1561
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Saturday, 06 June 2009, 14:11 GMT
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