[aur-general] script for running namcap on a AUR maintainer's packages

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 18:20:14 EDT 2009

On Fri 03 Jul 2009 22:18 +0530, Abhishek Dasgupta wrote:
> It's useful to run namcap on a maintainer's packages on the
> AUR, especially when people apply for TU. This pair of scripts
> fetches the package names belonging to a maintainer (it only
> fetches the first 100 results though) and the second runs namcap
> on the package list by downloading the PKGBUILDs from AUR.

Security warning:
namcap uses a bash script to source PKGBUILDs and interpret it's
contents. Be wary if running this script on untrusted PKGBUILDs. You may
lose your data.

A safe bet is to run this as a user with very limited privileges.


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