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

Tai-Lin Chu tailinchu at gmail.com
Tue May 26 02:24:32 UTC 2015


This helps me a lot :)

On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 7:15 PM, Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info> wrote:
> 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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