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

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 10:07:46 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 11:32 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes there is use for this- to help people using makepkg comply with
> the GPL and providing source and the necessary tools to build it when
> they provide binary packages. I didn't remove the --source option on
> purpose; you can still generate a src.tar.gz package with the minimal
> files needed and none of the downloaded source.

So you are referring to this, right? :
I am still wondering if it would not be nicer and more efficient to
just host the remote sources there.
All pkgbuilds and patches are already available from abs or from the
web interface. Only the remote sources are missing.
Besides the same source is used for all revisions of a package.

Please note that I am just thinking out loud here, I just want to be
convinced about the usefulness of the --allsource option and of
putting everything together instead of keeping things separated.

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