[arch-general] PKGBUILD inheritance

Roman Rader roman.rader at gmail.com
Sat May 2 10:29:54 UTC 2015

I think you're right, pkgver should be updated anyway. Will stick to script

Thanks everyone.

On Sat, May 2, 2015 at 1:02 AM Mark Lee <mark at markelee.com> wrote:

> On Friday, May 01, 2015 01:27:58 PM Roman Rader wrote:
> > I want to be in sync with official kernel config.
> > Script is good idea but universal PKGBUILD based on core/linux will keep
> me
> > from updating the package manually every time kernel is updated.
> If you want to be in sync with the official arch kernel config, use git
> rebase
> in the PKGBUILD.
> I'm not sure if it's a wise idea to have  PKGBUILD that's updating against
> kernel releases but not updating its pkgver variable. It would mean
> different
> under the hood kernels, and the pkgver variable only reflects the static
> changes you make on top of the kernel. In other words:
> <mypackage>-1.0 /= <mypackage>-1.0
> since it's pulling in the kernel config branch.
> Regards,
> Mark

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