[arch-dev-public] making a devtools release

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Sep 1 07:32:25 UTC 2009

Eric Bélanger wrote:
> 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.

Great - I will push those when I get home from the office.

>> 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
> think?

That sounds fine to me.  That should get this "fixed enough" for general 
usage in the meantime.


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