[aur-general] Rename request

Doug Newgard scimmia22 at outlook.com
Thu Jan 30 03:17:58 EST 2014

> Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:16:53 +0330
> From: omidnikta at gmail.com
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: Re: [aur-general] Rename request
> About using pacman 4.1 VCS template (i.e. put the git repo URL in the
> sources
> array, write a pkgver function, and don't manually clone/make a build
> directory):
> The fact is that I don't want to download the whole repo (which contains
> other branches). Please look at my earlier post on the forrum
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=174122
> If there is anyway to clone a single branch as you recommned, it would be
> very nice, but it seems that there is no way to do that.

There is one other branch, so what? Unless you're talking about more than 100MB, I would say just clone the whole thing and be done with it. You only have to do it once. 		 	   		  

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