[aur-general] PKGBUILD(s) Review

Ankit R Gadiya arch at argp.in
Thu Feb 22 17:34:15 UTC 2018

On 02/22/2018 10:29 PM, Ivy Foster wrote:
> On 22 Feb 2018, at  7:45  +0530, Ankit R Gadiya wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I added two new PKGBUILD(s) today in the AUR, both are plugins for vim.
>> Any advice, suggestions or feedback will be greatly appreciated.
>> And if anybody would like the *-git versions of these I will be more
>> then happy to add them as well.
>> 1. ranger-vim: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/ranger-vim/
>> 2. tcomment-vim: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/tcomment-vim/
>> 	install -Dm755 "${srcdir}/${pkgname/-/_}-${pkgver}/plugin/tcomment.vim" \
>> 		"${pkgdir}/usr/share/vim/vimfiles/plugin/tcomment.vim"
>> 	install -Dm755 "${srcdir}/${pkgname/-/_}-${pkgver}/doc/tcomment.txt" \
>> 		"${pkgdir}/usr/share/vim/vimfiles/doc/tcomment.txt"
>> 	install -Dm755 "${srcdir}/${pkgname/-/_}-${pkgver}/autoload/tcomment.vim" \
>> 		"${pkgdir}/usr/share/vim/vimfiles/autoload/tcomment.vim"
> Normally I wouldn't actually comment on this niggle, but I'd argue
> that it's often best to optimize for legibility.
> Now, there are definitely religious differences on this point. The
> names of the packages are almost certainly not going to change (unlike
> the versions), so personally, I'd say that "tcomment-vim" is going to
> be immediately clearer to the reader than $pkgname, and "tcomment_vim"
> is *definitely* going to be clearer than "${pkgname/-/_}" (and the use
> of the shell replacement is what inspired me to make this comment).
> Granted, it's not going to be *difficult* to figure out, but there you
> go. Anything else others already mentioned.

Religious differences? I can't say anything about that as I'm new. Also
about $pkgname, it would almost always have been true, but now I'll have
to actually change the name of package and hence the $pkgname. But I
get your point.

> Cheers,
> iff

Ankit R Gadiya

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