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== Installing Packages ==
  
 
The wiki suggests using
 
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I recently, on another wiki page, came across the -i option for makepkg which seems to make the separate pacman command unnecessary. Is this actually the case? Or is there a reason not to use the makepkg -i option? [[User:Hundovir|Hundovir]] ([[User talk:Hundovir|talk]]) 12:38, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
 
I recently, on another wiki page, came across the -i option for makepkg which seems to make the separate pacman command unnecessary. Is this actually the case? Or is there a reason not to use the makepkg -i option? [[User:Hundovir|Hundovir]] ([[User talk:Hundovir|talk]]) 12:38, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
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:It's unnecessary, but `-i` is not necessary either and the point is to actually educate people on how it works, they can find the faster ways later. [[User:Kyrias|Kyrias]] ([[User talk:Kyrias|talk]]) 19:48, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

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Installing Packages

The wiki suggests using

makepkg -s

and then

pacman -U foo.pkg.tar.xz


I recently, on another wiki page, came across the -i option for makepkg which seems to make the separate pacman command unnecessary. Is this actually the case? Or is there a reason not to use the makepkg -i option? Hundovir (talk) 12:38, 12 November 2013 (UTC)

It's unnecessary, but `-i` is not necessary either and the point is to actually educate people on how it works, they can find the faster ways later. Kyrias (talk) 19:48, 12 November 2013 (UTC)