[pacman-dev] makepkg: "no" options

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Fri May 11 10:07:34 EDT 2007

On 5/11/07, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/5/11, Georg Grabler <ggrabler at gmail.com>:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I've seen today building a package that the "noemptydirs" option will
> > be dropped off makepkg for using !emptydirs within the next version of
> > makepkg.
> >
> > Well, i've made use quite a lot of this, so when will be the next
> > version? I'd need about a weekend for all the packages using it, do i
> > have a weekend for this?
> I used no* options until 3.0.4 hit current.
> You have much more time (I doubt pacman 3.1 wil be in less than a
> month and I'm unsure if it will remove no* options syntax support, or
> it will be done in some next version).
> There's no need to update package just to change options to new standard.
> This can be done at the same time as usual pkgver bumping.

The intention was that it would give packagers time to do this in
their normal version bumping and rebuilding of packages, although
using a sed on your PKGBUILDs should work just fine and is quick and
easy. You have plenty of time.


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