[aur-requests] [PRQ#18087] Orphan Request for python-pydantic

Jonas Witschel diabonas at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 2 13:28:55 UTC 2020

On 2020-03-02 14:21, xiretza wrote:
> On 02/03/2020 14.09, Jonas Witschel via aur-requests wrote:
>> The package is named correctly, downloading the sources from GitHub
>> instead of PyPI is fine as long as stable releases are used.
> Quoting the VCS package guidelines[1]:
>> Suffix pkgname with -cvs, -svn, -hg, -darcs, -bzr, -git etc. unless
> the package fetches a specific release.
> I'm pretty sure a package that just fetches a release tarball shouldn't
> be called -git, as this suffix is reserved for packages that build
> latest git master. In fact, this package has nothing to do with git
> except that the sources it fetches are hosted on a site that also hosts
> git repositories.

Yup, I came to the exactly the same conclusion, which is why I wrote
"The package [python-pydantic without -git suffix] is named correctly"...

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