[aur-general] Ho to update .SRCINFO without creating a tarball?

Jonathan Arnold jdarnold at buddydog.org
Wed May 27 11:56:20 UTC 2015

On Sat, 23 May 2015 11:34:38 +0200
Manuel Reimer <manuel.reimer at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm doing my first steps with AUR 4.0 and I'm asked to commit both, 
> .SRCINFO is automatically created with "makepkg --source", but there
> is no need for a tarball when pushing to GIT. So what I think that
> would be useful is something like "makepkg --upgradesrcinfo" or
> something like that.
> I something like this already available?
> Manuel

I'd be happy if there was at least a reasonable description of .SCRINFO
on the wiki. There's a glossy version here:


But there should be more, given that it is so important. It should have
its own page, like PKGBUILD does. And someone who knows it far better
than I should create it.

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