[arch-general] PKGBUILD parser

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun May 9 08:44:09 EDT 2010

On 09/05/10 22:35, Matthew Monaco wrote:
> On 05/09/2010 05:53 AM, Andre "Osku" Schmidt wrote:
>> Well,
>> my second rewrite seems also come to a dead-end, and before i rewrite
>> this again, i was hoping someone here could give me tips on what would
>> be the best method to parse a PKGBUILD file ?
>> you can play with my latest fail here:
>> http://osku.de/dump/pkgbuild.js/test-pkgbuild.html
>> @todo parseBuild() fails if you have } in body
>> @todo some array content in PKGBUILD mix ' and ", so this fails ATM...
>> (and the test-pkgbuild.html somehow doesn't parse build() on every
>> second run...)
>> cheers
>> .andre
> Is this something that's strictly intended for the web? Because you
> could just source it, and that would only leave you with the comments to
> inspect.

Sourcing is dangerous if the PKGBUILD is from an untrusted source.  It 
also fails with package splitting...


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