[SM-Discuss] Proposal: gaze newer last_update
afrayedknot at thefrayedknot.armory.com
Thu Jan 20 16:59:49 EST 2005
On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 11:29:32AM -0800, Seth Alan Woolley wrote:
> If you're going to do work on this, I think that we should make a
> distinction between last compile and last update.
> With afrayedknot's new tablet support we can know the difference now and
> head -n 1 the tablet history entry to get a real newer date.
Well, theres no history per-se in the tablet, however things are stored
based on the time their installation completed. So you could easily
compare that timestamp with whenever the last system-update occurred.
> I propose
> we change gaze newer to check that (and if not there yet, using the
> compile data in the packages file that we currently use) against UPDATED
> as well as version updates. It would catch patchlevel revision updates
> that occurred between update and compile, which for people on stable
> grimoire may be a couple weeks.
> It would be a small change, but it would make our update detection more
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 07:57:04PM +0100, neuron wrote:
> > I would like to propose new gaze feature, mostly taken from
> > http://bugs.sourcemage.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7941 .
> > What:
> > new (extended) command "gaze newer last_update"
> > Description:
> > The extended command would print new spells which apeared between last
> > two _sorcery_ updates. It's mostly usefull for those updating their
> > system by 'sorcery system-update' which updates sorcery and grimoires at
> > the same time. After running 'sorcery system update', the command 'gaze
> > newer last_update' would tell you what spells changed since your last
> > update. If you haven't updated sorcery yet, or updated only once, it
> > would print error message and exit with return code 1
> > Supposed modifications:
> > /usr/sbin/gaze - add the functionality
> > /usr/man/man1/gaze.1 - documentation
> > What do you think ? If there are no complains, I would be happy to
> > implement it into devel and test sorcery.
> > --
> > Neuron
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