[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: add --allsource option

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 05:26:25 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> i don't want to flame or anything, but what's the purpose of this? is
> there any program that would make use of such an archive? except that if
> you put it out to http then broken out files are browsable, while if you
> tar it up (like the rpm guys do with srpm) then the user has to download
> the whole source package, even if he/she is only interested in the
> buildscript or patches.

I agree, I also think that keeping the buildscript/patches (archlinux
specific) and the real source files (upstream) separate is nicer and
more flexible.

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