[pacman-dev] My first piece of mail and a contribution

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 11:14:50 EST 2006

On 11/15/06, Daniel McGee <toofishes at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> I was bored one night and didn't really want to do homework, so I threw
> this together: a man page specifically for PKGBUILD, and in section 5 as
> I believe system file manpages should be. It incorporates variables at
> the top that makes setting distribution-specific wording much easier.
> Take it or leave it, but I thought I would at least put it out there.

Hey Daniel,
Thanks alot.  In case you aren't aware, we _do_ have a PKGBUILD man
page: http://cvs.archlinux.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/doc/PKGBUILD.8?rev=HEAD&cvsroot=Pacman&content-type=text/vnd.viewcvs-markup

However, I think you are correct with the section 5 specification.  Reference:
   Section 5: File format descriptions, e.g. /etc/passwd.
   Section 8: System administration tools that only root can execute.

I will merge some of your changes, as I think I like them.  However, I
do like the PKGBUILD example at the top of the file.

Thanks again

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