[aur-general] missing "arch" in core, community, extra

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Fri Oct 31 18:07:15 EDT 2008

On Fri, 31 Oct 2008, Christian Scharkus wrote:

> May fill a Bugreport about this packages ... and because of your
> Errormessages: There is an option called --ignore-arch (short: -A) for
> makepkg to ignore missing, incomplete and/or corrupted arch-arrays
> 2008/10/31 Yura Siamashka <yurand2 at gmail.com>:
>> Hi
>> The official PKGBUILDs in core, extra, community often don't contain "arch" variable. Of course they can't be build with simple makepkg (missing arch error). I have read Arch Packaging Standards and find no mention about a situation where omiting "arch" variable is legal.
>> Am I missing something or these official PKGBUILDS just broken?

These are old packages that haven't been updated since we started to use 
the arch field. Some of them are already fixed in svn.

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