[arch-dev-public] [Patch] makechrootpkg: fixed support for splitted package
allan at archlinux.org
Sun Aug 16 07:35:20 EDT 2009
Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 2:23 AM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> Adding this would be quite easy. I had never found a use case for different
>> pkgvers until now so ad never considered it. No idea why I had not
>> considered pkgrels before.
> Could you also do this for the arch variable? Pierre told me that,
> currently, using 'any' arch in split packages doesn't work. I haven't
> had the time to see what prevents this (makepkg? devtools? dbscripts?)
> but I have a hunch that not having the arch variable overridden might
> play a part in that. A such fonctionality will be useful to provide
> big API docs in a seperate 'any' package.
I'd say all of the above probably need fixed for this. I have had a
brief look at makepkg support. It is a bit weird as the arch variable
is handled differently to all others but I think I can fix it. It is on
my list of things to do.
Can you please file bug reports and assign to me for allowing different
pkgver/pkgrel and arch lines so I do not loose track of them.
> Another thing (I can submit a FR in flyspray if you prefer) that would
> be nice: being able to build specific packages from a splitted
> PKGBUILD. I think that makepkg should build all packages by default
> and have an option that allows us to specify the desired packages to
> be built.
That would be fairly easy to implement although the actual package
stages should be really fast compared to the build one. Please file a
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