[aur-general] Split packages
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 23 09:25:35 UTC 2016
On 08/22/2016 01:58 PM, stefan-husmann at t-online.de wrote:
>> In my opinion, already the name "split package" indicates that these
>> should not conflict, otherwise it would not just be a split package, but
>> rather something like a "versioned package".
that's wrong, split packages are there to build multiple packages from a
single source without the need to duplicate PKGBUILD that use the very
> I think Christoph is completely right here. The only issue I have with his PKGBUILD is
> that the conflict line should appear in both package functions and indicate the
> conflict to the other package.
That's not needed, not everything needs cross-conflicting to all other
packages providing the same.
In your example you simply add to your pasystray-gtk2 package() function
that it conflicts and provides pasystray, thats it.
The pasystray does not need to know anything about the gtk2 variant.
> yaourt and aura are unsupported tools.
Totally right and its irrelevant how well those tools support such cases.
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