[aur-general] Does AUR reject splited packages PKGUBILD?

郑文辉 techlivezheng at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 01:27:29 EDT 2011

在 2011年3月18日 下午1:22,Thomas S Hatch <thatch45 at gmail.com> 写道:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 11:11 PM, 郑文辉 <techlivezheng at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/3/18 Thomas S Hatch <thatch45 at gmail.com>:
>> > On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 9:13 PM, 郑文辉 <techlivezheng at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I wanted to update an splited packages PKGBUILD,but it said the
>> >> pkgname does not allowed charcters but alphabetic,How can I upload
>> >> such a PKGBUILD instead of split it into two PKGBUILDS?
>> >>
>> >
>> > The AUR has problems parsing split pkgbuilds, you have to trick the AUR.
>> > There is an example here:
>> > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/splittest/PKGBUILD
>> >
>> I have noticed that,but it seems the splited packages could not be
>> seen or searched,just can be download and compiled along with the base
>> package?
> Yes, a split package in the AUR can only be seen by the basename, so using
> tools like yaourt will install all components of the split package.
> This is a known bug in the AUR, the problem is that parsing split pkgbuilds
> can be tricky to parse.
> Namcap recently got a grip on parsing split pkgbuilds, we might see this
> capability in the AUR, but don't hold your breath

Okay,before that,i think split them into seperate PKGBUILD is better
way,even a bit more work need be done.

Thank you.

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