[aur-general] I need some help with nexuiz-data
xyne at archlinux.ca
Wed Sep 30 09:53:12 EDT 2009
> It looks like _pkgname in the PKGBUILD overrides a variable which is
> internal to db-update and happens to have the same name.
> Here are the relevant lines in /arch/db-update:
> http://pastebin.com/f2b478ad - see my comments on each highlighted line
> for what I believe is going on and causes it to fail.
> I would suggest losing the _pkgname in the PKGBUILD, but there may be a
> better and more universal solution.
Thanks. I really had no idea what the problem was based on the message.
I didn't even consider that it might be due to an overridden variable.
Namespace clutter... yet another reason to ditch bash PKGBUILDs :P
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