[aur-general] PKGBUILD for GnuSocialShell

Storm Dragon stormdragon2976 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 16:30:53 UTC 2016

I have no clue how it got set to crlf. I made this in Vim on Arch lol. I guess the original was from a template with the wrong format. This is fixed now, however.
I also think I have a working fix for the version issue.
This really does compile on any architecture, including ARMv7 etc.
I applied your patch and did a pull request, thanks so much for providing that. Also, thank you for the tips.

On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 08:05:43PM -0300, Rafael Fontenelle wrote:
>2016-07-12 19:55 GMT-03:00 Rafael Fontenelle <rafaelff at gnome.org>:
>> 2016-07-12 13:01 GMT-03:00 Storm Dragon via aur-general <
>> aur-general at archlinux.org>:
>>> Howdy,
>>> I am working on a PKGBUILD for a new GNU Social client called
>>> GnuSocialShell. I made one for the git version, because this is being
>>> rapidly developed, and I don't believe there is an actual release yet
>>> anyway. The problem is, it haults with an error when trying to copy files
>>> in place, and I'm not sure why. I have gone over this file and can't find
>>> anything wrong with it. It's probably something simple I'm just overlooking
>>> though.
>>> Thanks for any help :)
>>> Storm
>> Hello there.
>> My comments on this situation and your PKGBUILD:
>> 1st - The PKGBUILD has CRLF. You need to format it to Unix (use 'dos2unix'
>> command)
>> 2nd - Your command line to get version doesn't seem to be correct.
>> 'Main.c' reports current version 0.8, just like 'git shortlog' history
>> shows. But you've got '1' from what doesn't look to be a version. Please
>> review that.
>> 3rd - Not the main issue, but remember to set arch (don't use 'any')
>> 4th - Makefile is copying files to directly to '/etc' and '/usr', instead
>> of allowing fakeroot to work with a variable like $(DESTDIR) before that
>> path. That's an upstream bug, that can be fixed with the attached patch
>> 5th - Makefile tries to copy to directories without making sure they
>> exist. Again, upstream bug fixed with my patch.
>> My suggestion is to fix yourself the first 3 issues and file a bug report
>> for the last 2.
>> Best regards,
>> Rafael Fontenelle
>Now with attachment.
>Rafael Fontenelle

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