[pacman-dev] permission/location for var/abs and cache/src

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 12 02:31:53 EDT 2007

On Sun, 11 Mar 2007 23:21:48 -0400
"Dan McGee" <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 3/9/07, Travis Willard <travisw at wmpub.ca> wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Mar 2007 16:41:48 -0500
> > "Dan McGee" <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I didn't implement the above looping stuff, but I left a nice note
> > > right where it needs to be done. :)
> >
> > Here you go - incorporating Dan's cleanup patch as well.  This is a
> > diff from the version of extrapkg patched with the minimal patch I
> > double-attached previously.
> >
> > In the (limited) tests I've done with this, it seems to do the job.
> > I've kept backward support for lack of -{$arch} suffix in for now,
> > but it's easily enough removed.
> >
> > I pulled msg(), warning(), and error() from makepkg for it too, for
> > consistency - I thought of this 'cause Dan's patch used 'error' in
> > one place (copy-pasta probably) and I thought to myself "Meh, why
> > not".  If you'd rather the plain output I can put it back.  :P
> I threw this patch up at the same place my old one was with all
> changes from the SVN copy (revision 223). Here it is:
> <http://www.archlinux.org/~dan/extrapkg.patch>.
> Xentac, I believe this is your SVN repo? I CC'ed you in on this if you
> want to check this in, correct me if I am wrong.
> -Dan

Yeah, I have a copy of the patch.  I'm waiting for pacman to become
official before applying it because the new -arch suffix isn't
supported on gerolde yet (or most users' pacmans).

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