[aur-general] Can't upload package to AUR

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 05:36:24 EST 2010

On 01/02/2010 12:35 PM, Heiko Baums wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just built the new version of kernel26-fbcondecor
> (http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=15603) based on the split
> package kernel26 from [core]/abs.
> It builds and installs fine and it creates every three packages.
> The first problem is that makepkg --source doesn't include the .install
> file into the package.
> The second problem is that I can't upload the archive
> which I then created with tar cfvz kernel26-fbcondecor.tar.gz
> kernel26-fbcondecor which includes the file kernel26.install. When I
> try to upload it I get a page with this error message:
> "Submit
> Use `makepkg --source` to generate source packages for submission!
> Invalid name: only lowercase letters are allowed."
> The package name is definitely correct.
> Is this a bug in AUR? If AUR parses the PKGBUILD's variable pkgname
> then it should parse the variable pkgbase instead if it's a split
> package because pkgname is an array in split packages.
> Greetings,
> Heiko

aur doesn't support split builds


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