[aur-general] pacman4.1 PKGBUILD-git help needed

Doug Newgard scimmia22 at outlook.com
Mon Apr 8 15:37:49 EDT 2013

> Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2013 21:10:18 +0200
> From: rob.til.freedman at gmail.com
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: [aur-general] pacman4.1 PKGBUILD-git help needed
> I've received a comment this morning from
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/argotlunar-git/
> gtmanfred wrote:
> 'https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VCS_PKGBUILD_Guidelines
> pacman 4.1 supporst git
> also, patches should be in the prepare() function'
> I didn't found an updated PKGBUILD-git.proto nor an example of prepare()
> for patches.
> All I had was an example from the VCS_PKGBUILD_Guidelines to convert
> PKGBUILD to pacman4.1 standards
> Alas, makepkg throws an error;
> ==> Retrieving sources...
> ==> ERROR: /src/argotlunar-git/argotlunar is not a clone of git://
> github.com/mourednik/argotlunar
>     Aborting...
> http://sprunge.us/LNCi
> What do I missing?
> Any advice are welcome!

Does /src/argotlunar-git/argotluna exist? If so, get rid of it; makepkg is finding that directory and assuming it's a valid git clone, which doesn't seem to be the case. The URL should end with .git as well, but I don't know if that would cause a problem or not. 		 	   		  

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