[aur-dev] epoch fields for packages are completely ignored
s.pantaleev at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 01:47:49 EDT 2011
The epoch field in PKGBUILD files is completely ignored now, and the
final Version field for the package consists only of pkgver and pkgrel
This means that various AUR helpers cannot perform updates on packages
that have epoch > 0, because the local package is from that higher
epoch and the one in the AUR (as reported by rpc.php) is from epoch 0.
I'm providing a patch that supposedly fixes the problem by inspecting
the epoch field, and if not 0 prepending it to the Version (example:
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