[pacman-dev] makepkg: package splitting

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Dec 9 07:28:43 EST 2008

Allan McRae wrote:
> Marc - A. Dahlhaus [ Administration | Westermann GmbH ] wrote:
>> Am Montag, den 08.12.2008, 12:35 +1000 schrieb Allan McRae:
>>> I have finished implementing the basics of package splitting in 
>>> makepkg.  Everything works as expected when just making packages and 
>>> capturing logs but there is some small output issues that need 
>>> tidying up and checking that other functionality work (e.g. 
>>> repackaging is an issue....)
>> Hello Allan,
>> i've tested the script and found some bugs:
>> The sourcing of makepkg.conf is in a wrong location (far to late).
>> If you display the usage via --help you get no PKGBUILD mentioned in
>> usages output. If you specify another buildscript via -p you get that
>> mentioned in usage but it gets overwritten by the contents of
>> makepkg.conf when it gets sourced in later before the actual build is
>> done.
> Good catch....  I have no idea what caused that!  Should not be herd 
> to track down though.

This was actually not my fault!  It is an issue with the current master 
branch.  Separate post on its way...

>> If you give -c to makepkg the pkgdirs of the splitpackages don't get
>> erased.
> Someone is either running makepkg as root or without fakeroot...   
> Anyway, thats an easy fix.



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