[arch-dev-public] making a devtools release

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 07:29:59 UTC 2009

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 1:43 AM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Eric Bélanger wrote:
> At least two are not yet, but I have them on a local working branch:
> - makechrootpkg: fixed copying of .install file to chroot for split packages
> - devtools: clean up of commitpkg
> Let me know if there are any others that I missed.

These are the only ones that haven't been commited yet.

> Well, splitted packages can not really have their own pkgver/pkgrel...  it
> works in some cases but it really does screw things up in others.  e.g. test
> with three split packages and change the pkgver/pkgrel in the middle one and
> look at the file names.  So I'm not sure we should spend a lot of time
> fixing things that are not really available in makepkg yet.

Sure. I understand that it might be pre-mature to implement this kind
of support in commitpkg.

What I could do, for the time being, would be to assume a single
pkgver and pkgrel and just loop over the pkgname array.  What do you


> Allan

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