[aur-general] VCS PKGBUILDs

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 01:27:38 CET 2010

On Thu 02 Dec 2010 10:39 -0500, Kaiting Chen wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 9:55 AM, Ray Rashif <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
> My original view had been that a package would be simply called 'package'
> regardless of whether or not a source tarball was offered. Then if someone
> makes a version that builds against upstream VCS, that package would be
> called package-vcs.
> In light of this new discussion however, I feel like the proper policy is to
> name a package without a suffix if there is a 'versioned release', no matter
> where this comes from (source tarball, vcs tag, etc.). Then the converse is
> that if a package has *no release* but just a rolling development trunk,
> then it is given a suffix.

I agree, but shouldn't this topic be in a separate thread?

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