[aur-general] TU Application - György Balló

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 15:43:28 EST 2012

On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 9:39 PM, Heiko Baums wrote:

> Am Fri, 02 Mar 2012 23:40:55 +1000
> schrieb Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>:
> > Where is it written that you can't do that?  PKGBUILDs are bash.  Any
> > valid bash is a valid PKGBUILD.
> So, what if I would build a package which contains an .install file
> with an `rm -Rf /` in its post_install() function and upload it to AUR?
> That's a totally valid package, totally valid bash, which can easily be
> uploaded to AUR and flawlessly installed with makepkg and every AUR
> helper. Is it a qualitative good package?
> So, it's obvious that a valid bash is not the only quality criterion.

Quality and validity are two different things.

Cédric Girard

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