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

Pablo Lezaeta Reyes prflr88 at gmail.com
Tue May 26 07:00:12 UTC 2015

Also will reject mistypos in pkgbase pkgname for the same reason and with
the same circuntances even if you hace a .SRCINFO

El mar., 26 de may. de 2015 a la(s) 1:50 a. m., Jiachen Yang <
farseerfc at gmail.com> escribió:

> IMHO, the ability to run complex script to generate metadata in PKGBUILD is
> important.
> Consider the pkgver field for most VCS packages (ex. -git ones) that use
> VCS command
> with text manipulation tools (sed, awk, etc.) to extract current version
> from VCS repositories.
> The corresponding field in the .SRCINFO file is only the execution output
> but not the duplication of information already in PKGBUILD.
> In the other hand, running arbitrary commands in user uploaded PKGBUILD on
> aur server may be insecure. Therefore we have users to run their PKGBUILD
> on their machines to extract the .SRCINFO and then upload .SRCINFO together
> with PKGBUILD to the aur server.
> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 12:56 PM, Kyle <kyle at gmx.ca> wrote:
> > I can see that .SRCINFO is completely different from the fields in
> > PKGBUILD after all. It isn't just the spaces left and right of the =
> > sign as I first thought. Apparently it doesn't show arrays in the same
> > way either, instead putting the same key on multiple lines with one
> > value per key. So this isn't exactly as trivial as I thought, although I
> > still think there would have to be a way to keep from having to
> > duplicate metadata, but as long as there is something that can take the
> > info from the PKGBUILD and generate the file, it isn't really a big
> > problem.
> > Sent from the horns of a goat
> > --
> > "Don't judge my disability until you are able to see my ability."
> > ~Kyle: https://kyle.tk/
> > My chunk of the internet: https://chunkhost.com/r/Kyle
> >
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