FS#15141 - Allow repo/group style commands

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Allan McRae (Allan) - Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 07:52 GMT
Last edited by Xavier (shining) - Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 10:09 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category General
Status Closed
Assigned To Xavier (shining)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 3.2.2
Due in Version 3.4.0
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Summary and Info:
It would be useful if pacman could handle specifying groups from within a repo, much like currently can be handled for individual packages.

pacman -S testing/base
pacman -Sg testing/base
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Closed by  Xavier (shining)
Tuesday, 15 September 2009, 10:09 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  b4317a740a
Comment by Dan McGee (toofishes) - Wednesday, 17 June 2009, 11:48 GMT
+1 from me, we should handle this repo/ operator a bit more universally.
Comment by Xavier (shining) - Wednesday, 08 July 2009, 12:30 GMT
It is a bit weird that the group loading is handled on pacman side, but the target loading (and repo/package syntax) is handled on alpm side :P

But I remember some discussion with Nagy about reworking this whole thing.
Comment by Xavier (shining) - Monday, 14 September 2009, 15:18 GMT