arpa: (Ar)ch (pa)ckages – generic package tasks wrapper script

Todd Partridge (Gently):

Arch wrapper for pacman updated, very well tuned now.

Originally posted on Linuxtidbits:

I once saw a wrapper-script for pacman in the forums that was basically a short-hand version of common pacman tasks. Over the last couple years, I’ve expanded on it. It does just about everything I need it to and its real basic. I call it arpa and here are the tasks it covers:

arpa [option] [*package] - generic package tasks wrapper script -e, --explicit - install a package as explicit -g, --get - only download package files : -G for upgrade files -i, --install - install a package : -I for deps, *.pkg.tar.* -l, --list - list files installed by a package : -L genlist inst. pkgs -n, --info - information about a package -o, --owns - owning package of a file -q, --query - query for an installed package : -Q adds description -r, --remove - remove a pkg and its deps : -R force, no param orphs -s…

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Posted on 2014-03-23, in Linux. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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