[aur-general] PKGBULD validation

Patrick Ziegler p.ziegler96 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 17:01:55 UTC 2016

2016-09-08 16:23 GMT+02:00 Eli Schwartz via aur-general
<aur-general at archlinux.org>:
> The hook existed before makepkg gained a --printsrcinfo flag, otherwise
> there is no real difference. I never changed it after pacman 5.0 was
> released.
Yeah I figured something like that would be the case.

> Also, Bruno Pagani is wrong to say mksrcinfo is slower. The current
> *-git version of pkgbuild-introspection is actually a wrapper around
> makepkg, and incurs the cost of initializing makepkg (source libmakepkg
> and run a few things that are only relevant for building packages, etc.)
> but those changes have not gone into a tagged release.
> Meanwhile, mksrcinfo v8 is a lot slimmer.
v8 also adds a header w/ a timestamp so you cannot run mksrcinfo on
every commit, you have to actively check that PKGBUILD was changed,
but the *-git does not do that anymore so it really doesn't matter for

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