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

Jaroslav Lichtblau tu at dragonlord.cz
Sun Mar 29 15:46:21 EDT 2009

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 09:02:30PM +0200, Chris Brannon wrote:
> Hello!
> 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.
> -- Chris

IMO this should be really handled by the author. Static links + maybe
something like *-latest.py. Try to poke him :) let's see.

Mein Sohn arbeitet an der Uni als Ordinärus.
		-- Winfried Bornemann
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