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Downgrade

published on 05 Dec 2009, tagged with aur arch linux bash

A special thanks to Kumyco for hosting the A.R.M.

Usage

The 'screenshot'

downgrade xorg-server

The following packages are available in your cache:
       1       local   xorg-server-1.7.1.901-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz [installed]
       2       local   xorg-server-1.7.1.901-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       3       local   xorg-server-1.7.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       4       local   xorg-server-1.7.0.902-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       5       local   xorg-server-1.7.0.901-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       6       local   xorg-server-1.6.3.901-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       7       local   xorg-server-1.6.3-4-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       8       local   xorg-server-1.6.3-3-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       9       local   xorg-server-1.6.3-2-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       10      local   xorg-server-1.6.2-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       11      local   xorg-server-1.6.1.901-3-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       12      local   xorg-server-1.6.1.901-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz

       please choose a version, type s to [s]earch A.R.M.: s

The following packages are available from the A.R.M.:
       1       extra   xorg-server-1.7.1.901-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz
       2       extra   xorg-server-1.7.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz

       please choose a version, type q to [q]uit: q

The help

usage: downgrade [ -p <command> ] [ -d <dir> ] [ -m <32|64> ] [ -a ] [ -i ] [ -- ] <pkg> ...
  options:
    -p,--pacman       set install command, default is `sudo pacman -U'
    -d,--pkgdir       set download directory (A.R.M. only), default is `~/Packages'
    -m,--arch         set search architecture (A.R.M. only), default is determined by `uname -m`
    -a,--noarm        don't search the A.R.M when nothing's available in cache
    -i,--noinstalled  don't show [installed] next to installed versions (speed up)

Installation

Install the AUR package here.

Grab the source from my git repo here.