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

hagar hagar at iinet.net.au
Mon Oct 22 11:48:33 UTC 2018

On 22/10/18 7:30 pm, Eli Schwartz via aur-general wrote:
> On 10/22/18 7:19 AM, mar77i via aur-general wrote:
>> I must be misreading this, because I don't see why you shouldn't use
>> the exact same pkgver/pkgrel as the original package? If you want to
>> port the modified package to the subsequent pkgrel or pkgver, you can
>> always put the package on hold or figure out another way to be aware
>> of . I think what we should be thinking about is to actually make it
>> easier to serve this need in pacman itself somehow, if there isn't
>> already a practicable way. There seems to be a way to list packages
>> to upgrade before -Syu, IIRC.
>> If you added an obvious modification to your package or something
>> similar, the dumb (admittedly maybe, not always easily debugged) way
>> to notice that you overwrote a local modification is when it's
>> gone...
> The point here is when you're not making modifications, but simply
> rebuilding it, because libfoo.so had a soname bump. Without bumping the
> pkgrel, pacman does not see this as an upgrade, and this has
> ramifications for e.g. aurutils workflows.
> If you do bump the pkgrel, you run the risk of not being able to compare
> the version to the version returned by the AUR RPC interface, and not
> noticing when it's time to pull a new, remote modification.
This is exactly my problem.

Especially since I was preparing to share my build repository online.

I have 202 packages (so far) from Android SDK's to kodi and mythtv



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