[arch-general] PKGBUILD contributor, maintainer, author...

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Sat May 8 18:09:46 EDT 2010

On 05/09/2010 01:02 AM, Andre "Osku" Schmidt wrote:
> Hello Arch,
> i'm doing (for fun) a PKGBUILD parser in javascript, and now as i was
> testing it with random PKGBUILD files from AUR, i noticed that there
> is more than one way people use to define authors...
> (/usr/share/PKGBUILD.proto shows only "Contributor")
> till now i've found:
> - Contributor
> - Maintainer
> - Author
> so i wonder what others should i parse ?
> or could you/we make a standard ?
> cheers
> .andre

in proto was fixed in the next version of pacman. The standard is 
Maintainer and Contributor.

Maintainer the current person who's maintaining the packager. 
Contributor past maintainers or persons who did contribute in a way to 
the build(if the current maintainer wants to add them)


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