[pacman-dev] Splitting packages in makepkg

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 14:28:52 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Sergej Pupykin <pupykin.s at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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)

Exactly what I was going to say - it's all hypothetical. We could use
$pkgdir/full-package-name/* for a subpackage "full-package-name"

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