[aur-general] Updating MATE Packages
arojas at archlinux.org
Sun Jun 12 20:36:25 UTC 2016
Sean Fennell <eadrom> wrote:
>> - If the GTK2 and GTK3 versions are built from the same source, then a
>> split GTK2/GTK3 package is the way to go. Having separate PKGBUILDs for
>> each version just doubles the maintenance work for no good reason (every
>> fix and update would need to be applied twice).
>> - You should remove the install files that run commands already handled
>> by hooks. See https://www.archlinux.org/todo/hooks-part-1/
> I've done my first pass at updating the packages to use hooks. 
> From what andreyv from #aur-general IRC told me, I just need to add the
> package that provides the hook to the PKGBUILD's depends() array to set
> the hooks needed. The documentation is kinda sparse on the process, at
> least what I could find. If anyone has some detailed documentation on
> how to update from .install to pacman 5.0 hooks or hooks in general, I
> would love to read it so I can better understand what's going on. I
> found Allan's blog and an Andrew's github with examples, but that was
> pretty much it. Mayhaps my Google-fu was not strong enough.
Packages such as desktop-file-utils, shared-mime-info or glib2 don't need to
be explicitely added as dependencies since gtk already depends on them.
Namcap should warn you about this.
Other than that, LGTM.
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