[arch-general] Post-packaging modification tool

Sebastiaan Lokhorst sebastiaanlokhorst at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 17:18:12 UTC 2015

2015-04-28 18:50 GMT+02:00 Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org>:

> I have a large set of already packages (300+) that I'd like to make
> some minor modifications to the meta data in.  Since it takes a few
> hours to build them all I'd prefer to avoid dong that.  So, is there
> a tool out there that allows me to make some minor changes to the meta
> data of a package?

A package is just a tar.xz, so you can simply unzip it, edit the .PKGINFO
file, and zip it again. (I think)

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