[arch-general] PKGBUILD weirdness

Jan Alexander Steffens jan.steffens at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 08:20:09 EDT 2013

On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Robbie Smith <zoqaeski at gmail.com> wrote:
> I’ve been working on my own fork of luakit, building and installing it to
> test changes, and I’ve come across some weirdness in the PKGBUILD. The
> original luakit-git PKGBUILD[1] has a set of options to pass to make to (for
> example) enable luajit.
> I rewrote it to conform with pacman/makepkg 4.1 vcs standards[2], and for
> some reason, if I use an auxiliary variable to store these options, the
> packaging fails. Can anyone shed some light on why this might be so?
> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/lu/luakit-git/PKGBUILD
> [2] https://github.com/luakit-crowd/luakit/blob/develop/extras/PKGBUILD

Because $pkgdir only exists in the package() function. Using it
earlier won't work.

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