[aur-general] What is pkgrel and why/how should I use it?

Bert Peters bert at bertptrs.nl
Tue Mar 3 19:39:58 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2020-03-03 at 13:29 -0600, karx via aur-general wrote:
> Hi Georg, thank you for your reply.
> If I am understanding correctly, pkgrel is for changes to the
> PKGBUILD, and pkgver is for changes to the actual sources. Is this
> correct?
> Yash

Correct. Although the PKGBUILD doesn't have to have significant
changes; it can just be that other packages changed instead. You can
look at the history of the shellcheck PKGBUILD [1] to get an idea.


[1]: https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/log/trunk?h=packages/shellcheck
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