[aur-general] Fwd: Re: How do I show a AUR Rebuild as a newer build?

hagar hagar at iinet.net.au
Sat Oct 20 08:55:06 UTC 2018

Thanks all for the information.

It would probably help if this information was more easily available and 
explained when reading the docs.

Especially the below information.


On 20/10/18 4:24 pm, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:05:44AM +0800, hagar wrote:
>> Because of the Maintainers increasing pkgrel I was considering increasing
>> the pkgrel by 0.01 each new build.
>> This would allow for 99 subsequent builds on each pkgrel.
> You can probably just start with .1, as .10 is bigger than .1 (or .2)
> according to 'vercmp' which pacman uses for version comparisons.
>> The docs say that it can be of type ver.subver.
>> would this work?
> I do that for my modified Qt packages sometimes, when I add additional
> patches on top of Arch's ones:
> https://github.com/qutebrowser/qt-debug-pkgbuild
> Never ran into any issues.
> Florian

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