[aur-general] Upgrading PKGBUILD to new version

Leonidas Spyropoulos artafinde at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 12:01:11 UTC 2014

On 19/10/14, stef204 wrote:
> Hi,
> Newbie to maintaining packages in AUR--I only have the one right now (but getting more done soon.)
> Quick question: I need to upload a new version of my package (to follow upstream).  I have made the changes to PKGBUILD already and tested it.
> How do I proceed to upgrade on the AUR?  Just upload it "on top" of previous package, using the regular AUR upload page?
> When looking it up, I've seen guys complaining in the forums about having 2 builds on AUR instead of the same one having been upgraded; just trying to avoid mistakes here.
> Thanks for feedback.

As long as the package name is the same it should just override the old.
If you changed name you send an email to the list to remove the old one.


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