[aur-general] Newbie question about updating package

Panos Filip panosfilip at gmail.com
Mon Apr 5 14:57:08 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Franz Rogar <franzrogar at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've just finished patching fontforge-cvs PKGBUILD using libpng14
> patch in stable. I'd upload it but I've an important question:
> If I send the package it will update the current one? It uses the same
> pkg name. Or do I need to do something prior?
> Main differences between this and the "out-of-date" flagged one in AUR are:
> - It's a "true" cvs package. Old one just pick a dated release.
> - It applies libpng14 patch from stable release so it can be built
> again now that libpng14 is the default version.
> - It enables type3 support, devicetables, python scripting and double
> precision.
> --
> Thanks in anyway,
>         Franz Rogar

Since you haven't changed the pkgname, the new one will overwrite the

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