[aur-general] Dynamically evaluating md5sum value in PKGBUILD
macieksitarz at wp.pl
Thu Oct 27 09:36:57 EDT 2011
I'm maintaining hunspell-pl AUR package
The problem with the package is that the maintainer of the source
provides only the latest(daily) tarball snapshot. The md5sum of the
tarball changes daily and the old files are removed.
The packages is very often marked as 'outdated' and I'm asked to update
it, both via comments and email.
Some users propose to use dynamic values for pkgver= and md5sum=, but I
think it's not a good way.
Current PKGBUILD is:
What would you suggest to do? I think the best way would be to include
the package in extra, but I'm not sure if it has enough votes.
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