[aur-general] Dynamically evaluating md5sum value in PKGBUILD

Peter Lewis plewis at aur.archlinux.org
Thu Oct 27 09:55:15 EDT 2011

On Thu, 27 Oct 2011, Maciej Sitarz wrote:
> I'm maintaining hunspell-pl AUR package
> (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=44331).
> 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 The packages is very often marked as 'outdated' and I'm asked to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.

Sounds like it might be a candidate to recast as a -vcs package, if upstream
makes the contents of the tarball available over some vcs system...


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