[paludis-user] More enchantment proposal

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 12 08:54:11 UTC 2008


On Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:24:51 +0300
Dark_Dimius <dark at d-d.me> wrote:
> Hi, Many users switching to paludis from portage complain about its
> command line that is *very* difficult to remember.

Well, if you want short options, you need to work out what options
people regularly use some of the time. Options that people regularly
use all of the time don't get short options, since they go in
PALUDIS_OPTIONS.

> Maybe will be good idea to provide a command line parameter that makes
> paludis threat command line parameters as portage did... it will help
> us to get more users and testers.

The problem is, the emerge commandline doesn't make sense. Have a look
at -u, -D and -e for perfect examples.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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