[paludis-user] Enchantment proposal

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 5 06:04:25 UTC 2008


On Tue, 5 Aug 2008 08:23:41 +0300
Dark_Dimius <darkdimius at gmail.com> wrote:
> The main differences from bash are
> 1. you dont have to combine long commands, even if you want them to
> run like one. Just add them to sequence one by one and then install
> them.
> 2. If you want to find names of  packages and then emerge them you
> dont need to keep the list in mind or in file, you can just enter like
> "search name1 {enter} <here will b the list of satisfied packages>
> install full_name1 {enter} search name2 {enter} <here will b the list
> of satisfied packages> install full_name2 {enter} ... and so on"
> 3. after you added them on you can run command "list" to see what will
> be dome if you run "run" and you can cancel only one action, what
> makes everything easier, at least for me.
> 
> Yes, this all could be done using scrips, but it will make us rum
> paludis many times and it wont be optimal by time, also in my opinion
> it will be a great feature, making paludis more pleasant to use and
> will save time while constructing long package lists for install.

Sounds like it's a job for a dedicated client. In any case, we're
keeping the paludis client uninteractive, and when we do interactivity
it'll probably be in the form of a GUI.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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