[aur-general] AUR Best Practice for New Package Upload

stef204 stef204 at yandex.com
Tue Sep 23 18:04:25 UTC 2014

23.09.2014, 11:53, "stef204" <stef204 at yandex.com>:
> Hi,
> makepkg now seems to build the .pkg.tar.xz archives for pacman to install, naming them as such:
> masshash-1.0.0-1-any.pkg.tar.xz
> I have not seen the "any" in the name before.  I can see how the 1.0.0 is the version number and the -1 is the release number; fine.
> Why is there an "any" in the name?
> What parameter is it referring to and should it even be there? How can I remove this any so the package is called masshash-1.0.0-1.pkg.tar.xz (assuming that is how it should be/is more proper).
> Just trying to understand the "ins and outs" of making AUR packages.
> Thanks.

Sorry, this "any" obviously refers to the architecture.
So the naming "masshash-1.0.0-1-any.pkg.tar.xz" is actually proper and as it should be, I can imagine.
Some changes were made recently to makepkg ?
I don't recall seeing this type of naming previously.....

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