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

Limao Luo luolimao at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 15:24:06 EDT 2013

On 04/03/2013 02:51 PM, Doug Newgard wrote:
>> Also, what wiki page (and revision) did you see this about pkgver
>> needing to be empty? (I just want to correct whatever it is I put in
>> there that is wrong)
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> William Giokas | KaiSforza
>> GnuPG Key: 0x73CD09CF
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> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VCS_PKGBUILD_Guidelines
> Under Guidelines:
> "As of pacman 4.1, pkgver gets some special treatment. If pkgver is empty, makepkg looks for a pkgver() function. This can be one of many things, outlined below:" 		 	   		
That's definitely not the case; pacman-git [1], for example, has a 
non--empty pkgver, has a pkgver() provided, and the pkgver variable 
updates just fine when I build it. It doesn't have to be empty (at least 

[1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pa/pacman-git/PKGBUILD

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