[aur-general] Git version

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Mon Jun 30 15:05:06 EDT 2014

On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 06:57:05PM +0000, ccy at free.fr wrote:
> Hi
> My PKGBUILD is available at https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/xf/xfreq-2.0-git/PKGBUILD
> where source code comes from git 
> Whenever I update a piece of code,  I would like the version be reflected in pkgver also, so AUR tools like yaourt can inform the user. Any suggestion ? 

Simply put, you can't do this. PKGBUILDs uploaded to the AUR are
immutable. Nothing is going to magically change the pkgver short of you
uploading a new PKGBUILD.

Users of VCS packages should be following (via RSS or whatever) the
upstream repository so that they know when to update.


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