[aur-general] TU application - Sponsored by Balló György

Martin Wimpress martin+arch at flexion.org
Wed Dec 11 12:59:19 EST 2013


Every package I maintain has been updated today taking into to account
the feedback that has been provided in this discussion and the feedback
Balló has sent to me directly.

On Tue, 2013-12-10 at 23:18 +0000, Martin Wimpress wrote:

> > Your PKGBUILDs look good overall but I noticed two things. The first is the
> > absence of quoted variables (e.g $srcdir), but you mentioned that you wrote a
> > script to generate PKGBUILDs so perhaps that is a single, central fault?
> Balló has pointed that out too and it will be resolved in the next few
> days.

I've added variable quoting, where appropriate, to all my packages in
the AUR including the MATE packages.

> > The second is the absence of "prepare" functions. There are numerous packages
> > that modify existing source files  in the "build" and/or "package" functions
> > (e.g. several replace "python" with "python2"). All such modifications should
> > be done in a separate "prepare" function when possible.
> Also recently pointed out and I have actually started the transition,
> see the mate-file-archiver PKGBUILD below.

prepare() functions have been added, where appropriate, to all my
packages in the AUR including the MATE packages.

> > Beyond that there were just a few niggles. For example, I wonder why you
> > check if the CARCH variable is empty in the brother-mfc7360n-lpr package [1].
> > The "arch" array restricts available architectures to x86_64 and i686, so the
> > warning doesn't make sense to me.

The `brother-mfc7360n-*` packages have been cleaned up.

> > There are also some apparently inherited PKGBUILD issues, e.g. the missing
> > package function in nullmailer [2] but I presume those will be fixed whenever
> > the next update happens.

The `nullmailer` package has been updated accordingly.

Thank you all for your input.
Regards, Martin.
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