[aur-dev] [PATCH] Use PEAR modules when submitting PKGBUILDs

Callan Barrett wizzomafizzo at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 13:46:02 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Callan Barrett <wizzomafizzo at gmail.com> wrote:
> pkgsubmit.php now uses the PEAR modules Archive_Tar and File_Find for
> finding the PKGBUILD and messing with tarballs, Archive_Tar should be
> installed by default but you'll need to install File_Find yourself to
> make this work. I've also done some other cleanup such as (aside from
> rm_rf) no more exec use and changing some variables around.
> As far as I can tell this setup is actually faster than what we have
> now and I know it's much cleaner (compared to before, that file is
> still a mess) and it's also much more reliable for finding files.
> Fixes FS#2900.
> --
> Callan Barrett

Anyone got any thoughts on this one? I want to apply it but it's a
pretty big change. Anyone using the AUR needs to have PEAR working and
install File_Find for it to work.

Callan Barrett

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