[arch-dev-public] PKGBUILD prototypes

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 6 11:12:31 EDT 2008

Firmicus wrote:
> Allan McRae a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>> I have been adding some PKGBUILD prototypes into the abs package as 
>> requested in [1].  So far I have added ones for perl, gnome and 
>> haskell packages.
>> I'd especially appreciate some comments on the haskell 
>> PKGBUILD/install file from our new haskell devs.  Please look at the 
>> commit at my working branch [2].
>> Also, there are suggestions in the bug report to add java and lisp 
>> prototypes.  Anyone have a good suggestions of packages to base these 
>> off?
>> Thanks,
>> Allan
>> [1] http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10274
>> [2] 
>> http://dev.archlinux.org/~allan/gitweb/gitweb.cgi?p=abs.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/working 
> Allan,
> I've looked at the PKGBUILD-perl.proto, which is almost identitcal to 
> the one I had put on community together with those added by Sergej. As 
> someone mentioned on flyspray, I had made a mistake in the url field: 
> $pkgname should not be used there. In my perl packages I actually 
> don't use any variable in the $url except for the $pkgver, but perhaps 
> we could use the custom variable ${_cpanname}. It is of course always 
> different from the package name (the rule being very often 
> ${_cpanname} = Foo-Bar  => $pkgname = perl-foo-bar).

Thanks, I missed that.  I noticed that there should also not be $pkgname 
in the cd to the source either.

> For Java I think there is a prototype on the wiki.

There is an outline of what the package should look like but not an 
actual pkgbuild.  I could make one from it but I am being lazy...


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