[aur-general] AUR 1.8.1 - Can No Longer Upload Packages

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 13 23:22:34 EDT 2011

On 14/03/11 12:20, Tony C wrote:
> On 03/13/2011 07:16 PM, Dave Reisner wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 07:11:47PM -0700, Tony C wrote:
>>> On 03/13/2011 06:58 PM, Dave Reisner wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 06:47:53PM -0700, Tony C wrote:
>>>>> Prior to AUR 1.8.1 being deployed, I could upload a *.tar.gz containing
>>>>> my PKGBUILD to AUR. Now with AUR 1.8.1, here I am trying to upload an
>>>>> updated PKGBUILD which I have verified does exist within my *.tar.gz -
>>>>> yet the AUR web-interface refuses to acknowledge that my PKGBUILD exists
>>>>> as I get stumped with *"**Error trying to unpack upload - PKGBUILD does
>>>>> not exist."
>>>>> *Does this sound like a possible bug with AUR 1.8.1? I would like to
>>>>> think I have been quite diligent with the whole AUR process, but as I
>>>>> said this little road block has got me stumped with AUR 1.8.1
>>>>> --
>>>>> Tony
>>>> I haven't had any problems posting PKGBUILDs since 1.8.1. There were,
>>>> however, some new rules added to reject malformed sourceballs. Are you
>>>> using makepkg --source to build your tarball for upload?
>>>> dave
>>> I have tried with 'makepkg --source', and also manually creating my
>>> tarball with 'tar cvzf package.tar.gz PKGBUILD' verifying the PKGBUILD
>>> exists inside the tarball with 'tar tf' yet AUR still complains with the
>>> same error with both attempts. Really strange.
>>> --
>>> Tony
>> Would be helpful if you could post the problematic PKGBUILD. It may be
>> that the AUR is giving you a bogus error. I just tried uploading a few
>> minutes ago and had no issues.
>> dave
> Here is the build. I really do not see any reason why the build is being
> rejected, I would have to agree that this is a bogus error.

I can not see why this is being rejected...

Not to sound condescending...   but you are uploading the source package 
(.src.tar.gz) and not the binary (.pkg.tar.xz)?  Brain failure happen to 
us all at times! :D


More information about the aur-general mailing list