[aur-general] Package from official repos build from git, instead of official upstream release - Was: TU Application - Dustin Falgout

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Mar 2 18:05:53 UTC 2016

On Wed, 2 Mar 2016 12:22:09 -0500, Eli Schwartz wrote:
>On 03/02/2016 11:42 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> "pkgver() {
>>   cd jack2
>>   # get a plain number
>>   echo $(git rev-list --count master) 
>> }" - https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/tree/PKGBUILD?h=jack2-git
>That is a super-ugly pkgver which is only supposed to be used as a
>method of last resort for packages that have *no* normal pkgver.
>You should suggest that the AUR maintainer fix the pkgver (and add an

Hi Eli,

that's my opinion too, so I've done this by a comment on 2016-02-27.
Assumed the maintainer shouldn't reply, resp. edit the PKGBUILD within 2
weeks, I'll repeat the request to use 'git describe'.


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