[aur-general] [PATCH 1/1] TUs can change package names

D. Can Celasun dcelasun at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 09:04:31 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Daenyth Blank <daenyth+arch at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 05:32, Alexander Rødseth <rodseth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I like both the idea of it being possible to change the names of
> > packages and the patch.
> > But, what about dependencies? Should they be left dangling?
> >
> > - Alexander Rødseth
> >
> This patch leaves the pkgname in the PKGBUILD as the old name.
> Probably not an issue, but the maintainer would have to submit an
> updated PKGBUILD after the name change.

Yeah I thought about that, but when the package name goes from "foo" to
"bar", the maintainer might want to add replaces=("foo") etc. So it's
probably best to leave it up to the maintainer.

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