[pacman-dev] makepkg and NOT extracting netfiles

Jürgen Hötzel juergen at hoetzel.info
Tue Jan 23 14:15:50 EST 2007

On Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 12:15:14PM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 1/23/07, Jürgen Hötzel <juergen at hoetzel.info> wrote:
> > Awesome. Much complexity just to guess right how the package maintainer
> > wants to prepare the sources. This should be moved into a single function
> > lookIntoTheCrystalBallAndExtractSources(). Not really KISS.
> Not true.  I added all of 3 lines to get this functionality.
> Considering "noextract" is a very rare case, I think this is fairly

I meant the whole 42 lines in makepkg required to "guess how to extract"
the sources.

> Also, manual extraction is not very "KISS" either... if things are
> obvious, they should be handled in an obvious manner (extract a tar.gz
> file).

Nearly every build() function starts with a

"cd $startdir/src/$pkgname-$pkgver"

you could also move this (for the same reason) to makepkg but will have the
same error-prone workarounds.

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