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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 07:47:36 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 4:26 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

So what are you saying, did anyone actually look at the patch? I
didn't change the existing --source option one bit, that *still* only
includes local source files. All I did was add a completely new
--allsource option that allows you to also build an src.tar.gz with
all source, local and remote. How much more flexible can we get than
having two options here?


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