[arch-general] Aur git - missing .SRCINFO hook declined to update refs/heads/master - help?

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Tue Jun 5 07:47:18 UTC 2018

On 06/04/2018 10:41 PM, Eli Schwartz via arch-general wrote:
> You'd need to resubmit a new package in order to rename.
> You can use the replaces=() field to indicate that this package should
> be installed instead of the former package, but the AUR doesn't really
> implement replaces metadata and no AUR helper even tries AFAIK.

Done, new package '-git' created and delete request submitted on old '_git'

> Also in general, you seem to include gcc in the makedepends, and
> recently added pkgconf and make as well.
> This is incorrect. All three are in the base-devel group, which is
> *mandatory* for using makepkg, so anyone who does not have them is doing
> the wrong thing.
> The AUR does *not* cater to people who try building packages without
> base-devel installed.
> Which means that as makedepends they're totally unnecessary and
> therefore clutter which should be removed.

Removed on all. Thank you for your help and tutelage.

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

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