[pacman-dev] makepkg and NOT extracting netfiles

Johannes Weiner hannes at saeurebad.de
Tue Jan 23 12:48:45 EST 2007

Hi Juergen,

On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 06:02:30PM +0100, J?rgen H?tzel wrote:
> What about reverting to the old default behaviour and making source
> extraction part of the maintainers build() function or provide a default
> prep() function (too keep older PKGBUILDs working) which is called before
> build() and let the maintainer redefine prep() to override the default
> behaviour.

If KISS, then properly ;) Overriding a prep() function seems a bit ugly,
totally manual extraction would be best I guess.

Mostly just a `tar xf filename', no big thing.



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