[aur-general] Request to remove/orphan the AUR package "aspell-nb"

William Giokas 1007380 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 14:25:18 EST 2013

On Sat, Feb 09, 2013 at 02:13:41PM -0500, Limao Luo wrote:
> On 02/09/2013 06:36 AM, Johannes Löthberg wrote:
> >On 02/09/2013 03:33 AM, Third3ye wrote:
> >>The AUR package "aspell-nb" doesn't build, is outdated and most
> >>likely abandoned. I suggest to either remove it or orphan it so
> >>that I can replace the PKGBUILD with an edited version that
> >>actually builds:
> >>
> >>pkgname=aspell-nb _pkgname=aspell-no pkgver=0.50 pkgrel=2
> >>pkgdesc="Norwegian Bokmål dictionary for aspell"
> >>url="http://aspell.net/" license="GPL" depends=('aspell')
> >>arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
> >>source=(ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/aspell/dict/nb/${_pkgname}-${pkgver}-${pkgrel}.tar.bz2)
> >>
> >>  md5sums=('b24b20ad02ce2a569f71f949b48823cc')
> >>
> >>build() { cd $startdir/src/${_pkgname}-${pkgver}-${pkgrel}
> >>./configure /usr/bin/make || return 1 /usr/bin/make
> >>DESTDIR=$startdir/pkg install }
> >>
> >>Please let advise if this PKGBUILD isn't following AUR guidelines.
> >>
> >>Thank you.
> >Just a small note, pkgrel is the arch specific release number of a
> >package's specific version, so you shouldn't use it in the source URL.
> >What you currently have in the pkgrel (2) actually belong in pkgver
> >(0.50-2)
> You can't use hyphens in the pkgver; makepkg won't accept it as valid.

You are also only supposed to use ${foo} when it helps make updating
easier. This could easily work against that. Just make it a number, or
have a _pkgver variable that you use in the URL if you need that.

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