[aur-general] makepkg 3.2.1 testing

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 08:05:12 EDT 2008

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 3:42 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> 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)
> - 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)
> 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.

pacman / makepkg 3.2.1 is in core now, so let's hope it received
sufficient testing :)

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