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

Νῖκος Θεοδώρου ntheo1979 at gmail.com
Thu May 28 11:37:34 UTC 2015

On Thu, 28 May 2015 13:34:35 +0200
Marcel Korpel <marcel.korpel at gmail.com> wrote:

> * Νῖκος Θεοδώρου <ntheo1979 at gmail.com> (Thu, 28 May 2015 14:23:41
> +0300):

> > I mean, isn't .gitignore an unnecessary complication? No one will
> > want to keep src/ and pkg/ etc after they are done anyway. Since
> > they will delete them after (e), they might as well do it before
> > (e). Just my opinion.
> That depends on the workflow of the maintainer. I like to let those
> files stick around, so I can easily downgrade a package when necessary
> without redownloading and/or rebuilding sources.
> Especially VCS sources (mentioned in my other mail) shouldn't be
> deleted, resulting in downloading the complete tree over and over
> again.

Fair enough.

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