[arch-dev-public] [PATCH] Do not refer to $startdir/{src, pkg} in PKGBUILDs

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Jun 8 12:32:39 EDT 2010

On Tue, 08 Jun 2010 17:43:47 +1000, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
> $startdir will not be removed.  The error printed for $startdir usage 
> was always there so I did not change that.  For install files, once 3.4 
> is released, you can put them in the source array without any issues and

> then adjust them in $srcdir.
> This patch was mainly to check for $startdir/pkg which will not be the 
> same as $pkgdir from 3.5 onwards (i.e. two releases away).  This is 
> already true for split packages, but will become true for unsplit ones 
> too.   A lot of packages are affected but we have been telling people 
> not to use $startdir/pkg for more that a year, maybe even two years...

No problem then. Maybe we could "sed" all $startdir/{pkg,src} usage in
trunk for the remaining packages. This way startdir will be gone sooner or

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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