[aur-general] [pacman-dev] makepkg 3.2.1 testing

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Sat Aug 23 23:51:23 EDT 2008

On Sun, 24 Aug 2008, Xavier wrote:

> Hello,
> while pacman 3.2.0 release was quite good, makepkg one was a bit
> worse. I think the main cause is the lack of testing. I personally
> always use the devel versions of pacman and makepkg, but I use pacman
> daily, while I only use makepkg very irregularly.
> Anyway, the 3.2.1 release is close now, and all known makepkg bugs were fixed :
> - fix download functions with weird URLs (FS#11076)

I can confirm that this bug is fixed, at least for the case when an '?' is 
in the url.

> - fix creation of source package with local files (FS#11149)
> - fix error when sourcing profile scripts (FS#11179)
> - perform case-insensitive checksum comparison (FS#11283)

the case-insensitive checksum comparison  is fixed also.

> For FS#11292 (handling multiple source files which have the same
> name), a new feature had to be introduced.
> it is now possible to use the filename of your choice for remote
> sources, like this :
> source=('filename::http://path/to/file')
> This allows to handle multiple source files with same name, and also
> to handle more nicely weird URLs like
> http://www.vim.org/scripts/download_script.php?src_id=6992.
> So if some of the intensive makepkg users could just grab this pre
> 3.2.1 release and simply check everything is still fine with their
> PKGBUILDs, or more specifically check that all the bugs mentioned here
> are fixed, or that the new filename feature correctly, that would be
> great.
> Simply gunzip the attached file, and either run it directly from where
> you extracted it, or put it somewhere in your path.

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