Output change of 'pkg info' after 1.2.
lars.engels at 0x20.net
Fri Dec 6 07:21:01 UTC 2013
Am 2013-12-05 17:54, schrieb Yasuhiro KIMURA:
> 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
>> pkg_info behaviour.
>> pkg info -q shows nothing on purpose as well as pkg info -q is used by
>> scripts like portmaster or by the ports tree and only the return value
>> 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.
1.1.4 doesn't behave like you describe, but here's a universal way:
root at fbsd01:~ # pkg info pkg
root at fbsd01:~ # pkg info icinga
root at fbsd01:~ # pkg query '%n-%v' icinga
root at fbsd01:~ # pkg query '%n-%v %c' icinga
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