[arch-dev-public] kernel 3.0 enters testing

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 09:52:09 EDT 2011

On 24 July 2011 16:09, Ray Rashif <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 24 July 2011 16:34, Tobias Powalowski
> <tobias.powalowski at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> first try with 3.0 kernel,
>> nvidia legacy is not building, due to some makefile conftest
>> restriction, patches are welcome.
>> Have fun and find issues.
> Like I mentioned on IRC, I'd like for the PKGBUILD to be cleaner (it
> has collected much inconsistency in style over the years).
> I suppose it's mainly a lack of motivation (no-one wants to read
> through the entire thing just to fix how the PKGBUILD looks), so I
> motivated myself to do it: http://paste.pocoo.org/show/445356/
> Just proper spacing, organising, quoting and bracing of variables,
> some blank lines, indents..stuff that makes the PKGBUILD _not_ look
> like a mess; allows for easier duplication/modification.

That's quite an improvement. :)

One thing I noticed; some variables still use the $var syntax after
your patch, although ${var} seems to be much more prevalent in the
PKGBUILD. I think it'd be a good idea to change them all to use the
same syntax.

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