[aur-general] Promoting use of .AURINFO

Sébastien Luttringer seblu at seblu.net
Sun Jan 12 09:20:03 EST 2014

On 12/01/2014 14:35, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> Hi,
> I think we should promote the use of .AURINFO files. Currently, only a
> very small fraction of packages use it. A basic description of its
> format can be found in the commit message of AUR commit 5a11373 [1].
> Regardless of whether we keep that format or use something entirely
> different for metadata later, it is good to have this information stored
> somewhere and the format is simple enough to migrate to another format
> later.

I read the commit info but why do we need another file? What's the
purpose of overriding PKGBUILD variables in AUR?


Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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