[aur-general] pacman 4.1 (makepkg 4.1) git pkgver autobump problem

Doug Newgard scimmia22 at outlook.com
Wed Apr 3 14:02:15 EDT 2013

Just wrong (incomplete? unclear?) info. pkgver() will be run even if pkgver= isn't empty. Just upload it to the AUR with whatever pkgver= it has.

> Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 10:21:12 -0700
> From: tailinchu at gmail.com
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: [aur-general] pacman 4.1 (makepkg 4.1) git pkgver autobump problem
> The problem:
> according to archwiki, to autobump pkgver, pkgver should be empty and
> pkgver() is provided.
> However, if we package it, the version number is empty, so AUR wont accept it.
> The Question:
> 1. is it a bug?
> 2. should aur be updated to allow empty pkgver?
> My idea:
> if pkgver=AUTO, then pkgver() must be provided and it will be called.
> otherwise, pkgver must be valid version number. 		 	   		  

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