[aur-dev] What should AURv4 helpers do to get packages?

Lukas Fleischer lfleischer at archlinux.org
Wed Jun 10 05:52:09 UTC 2015

On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 at 04:30:15, Rémy Marquis wrote:
> [...]
> Some AUR helpers (cower, aurget, ..) currently rely in this URLPath field
> for retrieving the correct tarball.
> It would be very useful to allow backward compatibility with the RPC
> interface v3, at least for the time being.

How? The new snapshot tarballs are not source tarballs (they contain a
different directory structure), so there is no point in pretending that
the tarball feature still works.

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