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

Georg g.schlisio at dukun.de
Tue Mar 3 19:54:11 UTC 2020

Am 03.03.20 um 20:45 schrieb karx via aur-general:
> Awesome, thanks!
> On Tue, Mar 3, 2020 at 1:40 PM Bert Peters <bert at bertptrs.nl> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Bert.
>> [1]:
>> https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/log/trunk?h=packages/shellcheck
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