[aur-general] Request to check my PKGBUILD and suggest me some improvements

Dan B dan.ray.beste at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 19:58:28 UTC 2016

Remove the "make -j 9" line. I'll review the rest in a sec

On Aug 13, 2016 2:47 PM, "Patrick Eigensatz via aur-general" <
aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hello folks!
> I am a beginner in Arch packaging but I just came to a stable point writing
> my small systemd journal analyzer and beeing a Arch user for some years now
> I thought it would
> be a good exercise for me to write a PKGBUILD for my program and try to
> upload it to the AUR.
> It is now online @ https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/qjournalctl/
> I followed the wiki guidelines
>  @
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_User_
> Repository#Submitting_packages
> I read myself into the
>  @ https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_packaging_standards
> and into
>  @ https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PKGBUILD
> and I tried to follow all the suggestions there and I kept my PKGBUILD as
> tiny
> as possible.
> I also runned namcap to check my PKGBUILD respectively the generated
> package.
> As I had some dependencies (namely qt5-base and gcc-multilibs) I listed
> them in the PKGBUILD.
> I tried to have a look at other PKGBUILDs as well and to compare it to mine
> but I could not find something which would really differ from my first
> trial.
> Then I read I could ask here for suggestions and improvements.
> Is there something I didn't do which is e.g. a good habit? Or did I
> something that I shouldn't have done?
> I hope some experienced AUR packagers / TUs can give me a few points I can
> work on. Feel free to give me feedback on my program as well! ;)
> Thank you very much!
> Patrick

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