[aur-general] PKGBUILD/AUR help

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sat Sep 4 15:21:58 EDT 2010

On Thu 02 Sep 2010 12:02 +0300, Christos Nouskas wrote:
> I'm trying to enhance the PKGBUILD of kernel26-pf to detect the
> cpu-specific .config option and automatically add it to the generated
> package and its description, by tweaking the $PKGEXT and $pkgdesc
> variables. Example: an amd64-k8 optimized kernel would be packaged as
> kernel26-pf-2.6.35-pf7-k8.pkg.tar.xz. The PKGBUILD I've created (see
> http://pastebin.ca/1931033 - relevant lines 96-138) builds and creates
> the package just fine using makepkg, but submission of the source
> package to AUR fails. I know that $PKGEXT perhaps shouldn't be
> tampered with, but I'm open to suggestions.

I think you should probably put that info in the $pkgname rather than
$PKGEXT. I don't think that should have any effect on the AUR however.
Last I checked it will try to deal with any .tar.gz.

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