[aur-dev] [PATCH] Remove hostname from URLPath in JSON RPC

Lukas Fleischer lfleischer at archlinux.org
Fri Jun 19 05:48:47 UTC 2015

On Thu, 18 Jun 2015 at 22:46:45, Mikkel Oscar Lyderik wrote:
> [...]
> If it is intentional that it should be possible to use a different
> domain then we can just drop this. However, then the documentation for
> the JSON RPC should be updated instead to reflect this change, I don't
> know what the best approach is but I assume it will break a bunch of
> aur tools if it is left as it is now

As far as I know, there is no (official) documentation of this field.
Only its name which indicates that the field contains a URL. It does not
imply that the URL is relative, though.

> > However, shouldn't it be sufficient to just change the default
> > value and use relative URIs (with absolute paths) on the package details
> > pages as well?
> >
> I agree. I'll correct this if the patch is relevant at all.
> [...]

Yeah, I don't see any disadvantage in dropping the domain name from the
default value. If it fixes some AUR helpers, let's do that.


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