The format of pkgrel was much more retrictive than described in the man page. Update the documentation to reflect this.
Signed-off-by: Allan McRae firstname.lastname@example.org ---
Is this explanation clear? We also need to update the error message from lint_pkgrel to be more accurate.
doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc | 6 ++++-- 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc b/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc index ac26f3fe..b7e07165 100644 --- a/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc +++ b/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc @@ -56,11 +56,13 @@ new `pkgver`. This is most useful when used with sources from version control systems (see below).
*pkgrel*:: - This is the release number specific to the Arch Linux release. This + This is the release number specific to the distribution. This allows package maintainers to make updates to the package's configure flags, for example. This is typically set to '1' for each new upstream software release and incremented for intermediate PKGBUILD updates. The - variable is not allowed to contain hyphens. + variable is a postive integer, with an optional subrelease level + specified by adding another postive integer separated by a period + (i.e. in the form x.y).
*epoch*:: Used to force the package to be seen as newer than any previous versions