[pacman-dev] makepkg patch to create $pkgname-docs package for docs

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 04:43:40 EDT 2007

2007/9/19, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> On 4/24/07, Alessio 'mOLOk' Bolognino <themolok.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This patch wasn't really intended for an immediately inclusion, but to
> > open a discussion on the idea.
> > Thanks for your suggestions.
> Bringing this back up before things got WELL offtrack.
> I understand that we, Archlinux, have a position of docs and inclusion
> in packages, but that doesn't mean that pacman and makepkg must have
> the same position.
> I think this _IDEA_ is sound. But it's too general. There are 2 sets
> of patches on the bug tracker w.r.t. splitting packages.
> Is there any way, Alessio, that you could look at those and possibly
> make this more general?
> I think a "split package" solution is definitely needs - the ability
> to build more than one package at once from the same build file and
> potentially same/similar source. This case (docs as a separate
> package) falls into that realm.
> Opinions?

Thanks for bringing old threads to life, Aaron. :-)
Yeah, I remember those other patches on bugtracker.
It would be nice to have all threee merged into one solution.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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