[aur-general] Issue with proper packaging

Ankit R Gadiya arch at argp.in
Wed Feb 21 13:43:22 UTC 2018


But anybody using the package is pulling the git repository and so it 
automatically uses the master HEAD, and I don't see any command in 
prepare() for choosing the commits.

On 02/21/2018 07:07 PM, Konstantin Gizdov wrote:
> Hi Morgan,
> Indeed on the surface it looks that way. The dev does not explicitly make
> releases anymore for some reason, but I work with him and I know which
> commits are actually supposed to be releases and only choose those.
> Regards,
> Konstantin
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 2:19 PM, Morgan Adamiec via aur-general <
> aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 21 February 2018 at 13:14, Bruno Pagani via aur-general
>> <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Le 21/02/2018 à 13:55, Konstantin Gizdov a écrit :
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm having trouble making a package under the Arch Packaging Standards.
>> The
>>>> package in question is `simpletools`.
>>>> The problem I'm having is that if I use `prepare()` & `build()`
>> directives
>>>> as intended, then the target `make install` does not exist when called
>> from
>>>> inside `package()` directive. I'm wondering if this is an issue because
>> of
>>>> the way `makepkg` pulls it over git and later handles it, or is it some
>>>> problem with the CMake configuration in the software itself?
>>>> I haven't been able to replicate this in a manual way, because obviously
>>>> when run manually the configuration is persisted locally. Any comments?
>>>> --
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Konstantin
>>> Can you provide the new PKGBUILD so we can see what is wrong? I guess
>>> the issue is you are not replacing makepkg at the right place in each
>>> function.
>>> Note that makepkg will indeed start in ${srcdir} at the beginning of
>>> each PKGBUILD functions (`prepare()`, `build()`, `package()`, `check()`).
>>> Regards,
>>> Bruno
>> Your package appears to pull directly from git and not a specific
>> release so it should probably be named `-git` and include a `pkgver()`
>> function.

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