[aur-general] TU Application: Dave Reisner

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 17:13:56 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:

> Packages that are built from vcs but which are based on some form of
> upstream
> "release" should not include the tag in the package name.
> I think the simplest rule of thumb would be that if the same PKGBUILD
> generates
> different binary packages depending on when makepkg was run, then it should
> include the suffix in the name.
These two rules are not the same. For instance the package xbmc-svn [1] is
based on fixed svn version that does not corresponds to any "release"
upstream. It is just tested svn revisions (by the packager) as not every
revisions are usable.

[1] http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=20156

Cédric Girard

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