[aur-general] package version with hyphen

Ray Rashif schivmeister at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 16:37:12 CEST 2010

On 29/03/2010, Hervé Cauwelier <herve at oursours.net> wrote:
> On 03/29/10 16:08, Michael Wigren wrote:
>> On Mon, 2010-03-29 at 16:01 +0200, Hervé Cauwelier wrote:
>>> On 03/29/10 15:45, Daenyth Blank wrote:
>>>> 2010/3/29 Hervé Cauwelier<herve at oursours.net>:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I've just noticed pkgver is not interpreted when uploading to AUR.
>>>>> I am packaging a program versionned "1.0-beta" and I learned hypens are
>>>>> forbidden in pkgver: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PKGBUILD
>>>> If you look at the PKGBUILD manpage, it explicitly says that - is not
>>>> a legal character in pkgver and to use _ instead.
>>> Is my English so bad or you didn't read my entire message? That's
>>> exactly what I did and wrote.
>>> I drop my request before replies get worse.
>>> Thanks anyway.
>> Hyphens are forbidden, as you have said. Please use an underscore in
>> place of a hyphen (i.e. 1.0_beta in place of 1.0-beta).
> WTF? I wrote I already did that you moron. You can tell it 10 times, I
> don't need a fucking advice about what I ALREADY did, I asked about how
> to do it better.
> If you reply to people without even reading the ENTIRE message, we both
> lose time.
> Sorry for being rude but it had to go out.
> And as expected, the next reply was worse.



as displayed here indicates a typo at line 2, which when fixed would look like:


A better way to handle that would be to handle that in a simpler way:


That's all there is to it, there isn't anymore.


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