[aur-dev] What should AURv4 helpers do to get packages?
remy.marquis at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 05:12:03 UTC 2015
On 10 Jun 2015 20:05, "Lukas Fleischer" <lfleischer at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 at 07:52:09, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 at 04:30:15, Rémy Marquis wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > Some AUR helpers (cower, aurget, ..) currently rely in this URLPath
> > > 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.
> Looks like I was mistaken about the directory structure. cgit does
> indeed create subdirectories with the branch name. I will add the field
> back for compatibility, however using it is not recommended.
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