[aur-dev] [PATCH] don't treat colon as part of package dependency name

Daniel Albers daniel at lbe.rs
Tue Nov 26 05:53:31 EST 2013

On 26.11.2013 01:19, canyonknight wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 7:14 AM, Daniel Albers <daniel at lbe.rs> wrote:
>> Dependencies can have a description appended, separated by a colon.
>> Don't treat this colon as part of the dependency name.
> I know that optdepends often have the dependency name followed by a
> colon and a description of the package. I don't recall ever seeing a
> package description within the depends array...

So, what does that mean? If it's valid PKGBUILD syntax, AUR should be
able to parse it correctly IMHO. Otherwise it should treat it as error.
Instead it just uses "dep:" as the dependency name at the moment.

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