[arch-projects] [ABS] [PATCH 1/2] Update bzr, git, hg and svn protos for pacman 4.1

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 8 05:55:50 EDT 2013

Am 08.10.2013 11:40, schrieb Maxime Gauduin:
> On Tue, 2013-10-08 at 11:11 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> Am 08.10.2013 11:03, schrieb Allan McRae:
>>> Not sure if anyone is actually dealing with ABS patches these days, but
>>> I would prefer just removing these prototypes altogether.  VCS packages
>>> are not particularly special these days.
>> And yet, people are still submitting PKGBUILDs to AUR based on the old
>> broken prototypes. And there is a lack of examples.
> It's true they are not much different from regular PKGBUILDs now. The
> new source array capabilities and pkgver() function (just realized I
> forgot to add the pkgver line in the protos, will correct that if we
> keep those protos) are well documented on [1]. Maybe we could drop the
> bzr, git, hg and svn protos and keep only cvs and darcs until they are
> supported in pacman as well.

We could add a single prototype called PKGBUILD-everything.proto that
contains examples for all special source array features in one
prototype. That would make much more sense in my opinion.

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