[aur-general] Package deletion request (was: PKGBUILD/AUR help)

Christos Nouskas nous at archlinux.us
Sat Sep 4 18:47:49 EDT 2010

Loui Chang wrote:
> 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
> 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.

 That's what I ended up with. It took me a while to realize that the AUR 
parser doesn't always like variable changes midway through the PKGBUILD, 
so I additionally request some TU to delete my failed 


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