[arch-general] makepkg patch - generate .SRCINFO file when running "--source"
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Mon Aug 2 11:15:52 EDT 2010
On Mon 02 Aug 2010 17:03 +0200, vlad wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 08:49:11AM -0400, Loui Chang wrote:
> > On Tue 27 Jul 2010 15:25 +0200, vlad wrote:
> > > Here is a patch against makepkg from git which introduces a new
> > > function "write_srcinfo()". This generates a file .SRCINFO - like
> > > the .PKGINFO one - when "makepkg --source" is run and then it is
> > > added to the src.tar.gz archive.
> > > I think having such a file is an important step for getting split
> > > packages to the AUR. It is also useful for third party applications.
> > > Since this file is generated during making the source archive, there
> > > is no need for parsing/sourcing the PKGBUILD everytime meta infos are
> > > needed afterwards.
> > > This is also a way of standardizing the source archive.
> > >
> > > .SRCINFO looks like (generated for gcc from core):
> > Nice. :D This is something that I had been brainstorming too.
> Hehe, that's why I did it. I wanted to give this a push.
> > You should submit it to the pacman-dev list and/or the pacman bug
> > tracker.
> Is pacman-dev public or open for non-devs?
Yes. It's open to anybody. Just subscribe first.
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