[aur-general] Tarball Guidelines

Christopher Brannon chris at the-brannons.com
Mon Dec 6 16:00:15 CET 2010

Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> writes:

> As an author of one of these abominations, I (cower) make an assumption
> that the package can be found at /packages/%s/%s.tar.gz, simply because
> the URLPath provided in the JSON reply is not trustworthy. It seems as
> though the database is populated on upload, rather than after parsing,

I think some of the old database entries are just stale.  They weren't
updated to reflect changes to the code.  Case in point, hocr.
Here's a curl command to retrieve the JSON data for that package:
curl 'http://aur.archlinux.org/rpc.php?type=info&arg=hocr'

-- Chris
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