[aur-general] uppity replaces curlpaste in [community]

Rashif Ray Rahman schiv at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 18 08:00:08 EDT 2013

On 18 September 2013 06:18, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> Jonathan Steel wrote:
>>$_gitname is $srcdir/$_gitname, not $startdir/$_gitname, so it's fine. To
>>double-check I set $SRCDEST to point somewhere else and it builds fine
> You're right. Looking at the source of makepkg, I see now that all functions cd
> into $srcdir. I still prefer the "$srcdir/$_gitname" format as it is explicit
> and future-proof, but there is currently no technical reason to do so.

I was told by at least one pacman dev (can't quite recall who or via
which communication channel) that this practice should not be
obsoleted; we should continue to navigate into $srcdir before doing


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