Output change of 'pkg info' after 1.2.
yasu at utahime.org
Thu Dec 5 16:54:41 UTC 2013
From: Baptiste Daroussin <bapt at FreeBSD.org>
Subject: Re: Output change of 'pkg info' after 1.2.
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 17:24:09 +0100
> On Thu, Dec 05, 2013 at 04:36:00PM +0100, Michael Gmelin wrote:
>> On Fri, 06 Dec 2013 00:13:38 +0900 (JST)
>> Yasuhiro KIMURA <yasu at utahime.org> wrote:
>> > I noticed that output of 'pkg info' changed after version 1.2.
>> > If I remember correctly, 1.1.x behaved as following:
>> > - 'pkg info -q pkg-name' outputs package name with version.
>> > - 'pkg info pkg-name' outputs package name with version, and comment.
>> > - 'pkg info -f pkg-name' outputs full information.
>> > But 1.2.1 works as following:
>> > - 'pkg info -q pkg-name' outputs nothing.
>> > - Both 'pkg info pkg-name' and 'pkg info -f pkg-name' outputs full
>> > information.
>> Just tested, pkg 1.1.4 vs. 1.2.1
>> pkg info -q pkg-name is identical on both, but "-f" vs no parameter
>> definitely changed and this seems like a bug to me.
> It is not a bug, but intended as requested by a lot of users. To mimic the
> pkg_info behaviour.
> pkg info -q shows nothing on purpose as well as pkg info -q is used by the
> scripts like portmaster or by the ports tree and only the return value is
> 0 means something was found 1 means nothing was found.
Thank you for explanation.
Then I have one question. Is there any way to get same output as
'pkg info pkg-name' of 1.1.x? I tried some combination of options but
could not find proper one.
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