[arch-dev-public] Packages added to todo list 'Fix source file names'

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 2 16:49:13 UTC 2015

[2015-03-02 15:58:37 -0000] Arch Website Notification:
> Todo list information:
> Name: Fix source file names
> URL: https://www.archlinux.org/todo/fix-source-file-names/
> Creator: Sergej Pupykin
> Description:
> Following packages have potential file name conflicts if you use SRCDEST in
> makepkg.conf.
> Please add "$pkgname-$pkgver.tar.gz::" into beginning of URL.
> Urls like this
> https://github.com///archive/v0.4.1.tar.gz
> should be changed to
> $pkgname-$pkgver.tar.gz::https://github.com///archive/v0.4.1.tar.gz
> so source will be downloaded into unique named file.

Should we really try to enforce unique tarball names? Then should we
enforce unique patch names too (and anything else that might go in the
source array)? If upstream's tarball is called v0.4.1.tar.gz then I'd
rather not override that...


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