[arch-general] PKGBUILD-perl.proto

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at shellworld.net
Sat Jun 2 15:32:29 EDT 2012

Last perl build broke my instance of perl and made it necessary to 
reinstall archlinux or try to.  Maybe I'll get that done tomorrow. On Sat, 
2 Jun 2012, Myra Nelson wrote:

> While working on some AUR packages, I took a look at the PKGBUILD
> prototypes that come with pacman. The one difference that I had a
> question about has to do with this snippet:
> _author=AUTHOR_NAME
> _perlmod=MODNAME
> pkgname=perl-$_perlmod
> pkgver=VERSION
> Since the MODNAME package being downloaded is, major caveat --usually,
> BackPAN-Index-0.40.tar.gz that would make the pkgname
> perl-BackPAN-Index-$pkgver[whatever]. A quick survey of the Arch
> package database still shows packages still named like
> perl-backpan-index-$pkgver[whatever]. I've yet to use the pkgname
> style, but was wondering if this is the future of perl package naming?
> Myra

Jude <jdashiel-at-shellworld-dot-net>

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