[pacman-dev] Splitting packages in makepkg

Sergej Pupykin pupykin.s at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 13:57:59 EDT 2008

> I see a downside in the proposed scheme: you can not create a package
> without the $pkgname- suffix, e.g. you can't create the "kopete" or
> "kmail" package from "kdenetwork". Moreover, you can't change the
> pkgdesc for each sub-package, which can be useful.

makepkg may use subpackages as a new package name

subpackages=(foo-dev foo-doc kmail kopete)

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