[aur-general] PKGBUILD with depending _pkgver

小龙 陈 chillermillerlong at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 20 15:08:22 EDT 2012

As far as I know, you'll have to write the package version twice.
The AUR reads the PKGBUILD's directly, not with bash (security
concerns). Right now, the AUR only supports variables with the
name only (i.e. $blah or ${blah}).

Xiao-Long Chen

> Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:44:43 +0100
> From: m at xbra.de
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: [aur-general] PKGBUILD with depending _pkgver
> Hi all,
> recently, I wrote an ebuild where pkgver=2.4.2 but in the download link 
> a 242 is needed. Thus, I decided to avoid any redundancy and to write 
> _pkgver="${pkgver//\./}". The PKGBUILD is working fine but 
> aur.archlinux.org is expanding the download link to "2.4.2//\./}".
> Is there a way to avoid both the redundancy and the wrong interpretation 
> at aur.archlinux.org?
> This is the package we are talking about:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=34230
> Kind regards,
> Max

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