[aur-general] Maintainer vs Contributor tag let's find a solution ; )

Ray Rashif schivmeister at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 20:28:18 EDT 2009

I meant srcdir or pkgdir (:

Right..If that's the way it's enforced if at all.

On 06/04/2009, hollunder at gmx.at <hollunder at gmx.at> wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Apr 2009 05:35:15 +0800
> Ray Rashif <schivmeister at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Scripting/coding style has been discussed before. To use ${pkgver}
>> instead of $pkgver is due to consistency. Technically, the braces
>> enable one to append to variables eg. ${pkgver}alpha. Another camp
>> would like double-quotes as well. If you remember, the reason for
>> quotes on ${src,pkg}dir is the fact that no one knows which bloke
>> keeps his local build dir named with spaces.
> Quotes on ${src,pkg}dir ?
> I believe I haven't seen this, can you give an example?
>> To KIS, "# Maintainer:" for binary maintainer and "# Contributor:"
>> for the following:
>> * A submitter of a package.
>> * A _significant_ contributor to the content of the buildscripts
>> including the PKGBUILD
>>   -- so how would one define "significant"? well, it's up to you. If a
>> person does not own a package but has
>>      contributed a good deal to it via other means (comments on AUR),
>> the owner _may_ choose to add that person to the list as well.
>> It's not supposed to be a big deal, so long as there's a way to
>> contact someone.
> I believe it was agreed and agreed again today that maintainer is not
> only for maintainers of binary packages but also for the maintainers of
> AUR packages.
> --Philipp

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