[aur-general] AUR4 refuses to accept *any* commit that doesn't have a .SRCINFO

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Tue May 26 02:15:50 UTC 2015

On Mon, 25 May 2015 17:19:07 -0700
Kyle Terrien <kyleterrien at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1.  Is there any way to generate the .SRCINFO file without doing the
> tar/untar workaround?

mksrcinfo from pkgbuild-introspection-git. You can easily use it to add it to
all commmits with git filter-branch --tree-filter

> 2.  Why is .SRCINFO even needed?  Why can't AUR parse the raw PKGBUILD?

There are no decent bash parsers out there. To get real info, they would have
to be sourced/executed, which is a huge security risk.

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