[aur-general] PKGBUILDs and "floating" source URLs

Sebastian Schwarz seschwar at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 2 12:43:02 EDT 2009


On 2009-03-29 at 14:02 -0500 Chris Brannon wrote:
> I just adopted the rss2email package from unsupported,
> and I have a small problem. The URL for the source always
> points to the latest version of the package. It is
> http://rss2email.infogami.com/rss2email.py In other words, that URL
> will refer to a new file as soon as a new version is released. What is
> the preferred solution? I'm tempted to send a nice note to the author,
> asking for a static URL.

There are static URLs. Try [1] for example.  Using these would be nicer
since you wouldn't get warnings about wrong md5sums from makepkg if
a newer version is released.

[1]: http://rss2email.infogami.com/rss2email-2.65.py

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