[pacman-dev] vim syntax file for PKGBUILDs
aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue May 8 00:35:14 EDT 2007
On 5/7/07, Alessio 'mOLOk' Bolognino <themolok.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19:04 Mon 07 May , Dan McGee wrote:
> > On 5/7/07, Alessio 'mOLOk' Bolognino <themolok.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 08:33 Sun 06 May , Alessio 'mOLOk' Bolognino wrote:
> > > > Hi Guys,
> > > > I spent an insane amount of time (last night) writing this (I hope so)
> > > > useful thing: it's a vim syntax file for PKGBUILDs, to use it you
> > > > should put it in ~/.vim/syntax/ and add this line at the bottom
> > > > of your ~/.vimrc:
> > > >
> > > > autocmd BufReadPost PKGBUILD set filetype=PKGBUILD
> > > >
> > > > The colors are more or less random, but it does (cool?) things like check
> > > > for wrong pkgname, pkgver, pkgrel, it complains if the pkgdesc is too
> > > > long, and other stuff.
> > > > This is my first syntax file (and I hope it'll be the last :)
> > > > I'm not a regex guru so many things could be buggy, but well, feel free
> > > > to improve it and add your name in the headers.
> > > > Cheers,
> > > >
> > > > Here is the patch:
> > > > [...]
> > >
> > > Well, I improved it a bit, the new patch is based on the current repo
> > > (not on the old patch), so, if you want to try it, apply this one only.
> > > Here is a little feature list:
> > > it marks:
> > > invalid pkgname (strange or >32 chars);
> > > pkgrel (containing hyphens or other shit);
> > > pkgrel (everything but digits);
> > > pkgdesc too long (>80 chars) and pkgdesc containing "foobar is a" that is a
> > > common error (800+ packages in the AUR begins with this description...);
> > > wrong url (without http:// and others);
> > > wrong licenses (everything but the common ones and custom:foobar)
> > > wrong arch (not i686 || x86_64 || ppc)
> > > non standard .install file (i.e. without the .install suffix )
> > > specific sourceforge mirror in the source array (very common error too)
> > > md5sums != 32 chars
> > > sha1sums != 40 chars
> > > wrong options (and marks "no" in nooption in yellow because it is deprecated);
> > > In the build() it is used the sh.vim syntax-file.
> > >
> > > I think this syntax file is very useful while checking users' packages
> > > and avoids some common errors.
> > > Enjoy it VIMmers :)
> First of all, thanks for the suggestions
> > Just tried it out and I like it, and I have a few suggestions as well.
> > * I noticed you tried to vary the colors used for pkgname, pkgver,
> > conflicts, replaces, etc. This may seem bright and colorful, but I
> > personally don't like it at all. I would rather everything on the
> > right side of the equals sign be the same color (the only exception
> > being things in quotes or things not in quotes).
> OK, I can keep it more sober. I'll change the colors to look like sh.vim
> (the shell syntax-file)
> > * I couldn't get the illegal md5sum/sha1sum highlighting to ever work.
> Mmm... Strangely enough here it works, this is the intended behaviour:
> if the hash is <32 chars, it should be marked all red (well, the color
> changes according with your vimrc, but it is usually red), if the hash is
> >32chars, the chars after the 32nd should be marked red.
> (A couple of people tested it and it works on their machine too)
> > * Multi-line arrays without a '\' on end of lines do not highlight properly.
> It's not a bug, it's a feature! :D
> Seriously, I think you noticed this in the source array, it highlights
> the remote files only, not the local ones.
> > * There are a lot of commented out lines in the file; I think it would
> > be much clearer if anything unnecessary is removed.
> Well, you're right :)
> > Although I said a lot there, it is good enough to find a place in my GIT tree.
> > <http://code.toofishes.net/gitweb.cgi?p=pacman.git;a=commit;h=d45f977e0657881a542586f688e675c2b010a894>
> I'll improve it in my spare time and I'll send here patches.
Except for Dan's comments about the varying colors, I like it. Next
update I'll stick it in the contrib dir.
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