[aur-general] Promoting use of .AURINFO
d at falconindy.com
Thu Jan 16 20:52:29 EST 2014
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 11:46:12PM +0000, Jerome Leclanche wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 11:31 PM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 08:52:46PM +0100, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> >> On Tue, 14 Jan 2014 at 23:54:28, Dave Reisner wrote:
> >> > On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 11:12:17PM +0100, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> >> > [...]
> >> > > * Test your utility. Do some manual tests and automated tests you
> >> > > described below. Fix common use cases.
> >> > >
> >> > > * Create a package that contains mkaurball and put that in [extra] or
> >> > > [community]. Update all Wiki articles etc., replacing `makepkg
> >> > > --source` with `mkaurball`.
> >> >
> >> > I think you're missing a few steps here. For starters, I don't believe
> >> > the current .AURINFO parser is capable of consuming the format I'm
> >> > advertising. Including it without changing the AUR's parser means...
> >> > Refused uploads? Bad data displayed?
> >> I didn't read code or test your tool before I wrote the mail, so I
> >> didn't know that you
> > Fair enough... I assumed when I mentioned split packages and referenced
> > Allan's post that it was understood I was going outside of the current
> > .AURINFO format (which is far too simplistic to be of value in the long
> > term).
> Do you have some example .AURINFO files you can post to the list? I've been
> dealing with domain-specific packaging a lot the past month and I'm
> very interested in a potential solution to all this.
Clone my repo and run './reflect /path/to/PKGBUILD'. If you have an
ABS tree cloned into /var/abs, you can just run './reflect $repo/$pkg'.
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