[pacman-dev] Splitting packages in makepkg

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 17:31:11 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 4:24 PM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 11:32:35PM +0400, Sergej Pupykin <pupykin.s at gmail.com> wrote:
>> pkgdesc = "qweqwe"
> ^ this won't work in sh
>> pkgdesc_dev="asdasd"
>> pkgdesc_doc="zxczxc"
>> ...
>> groups=()
>> groups_dev=()
>> groups_doc=()
>> ...
> and this is where you make it impossible to name a subpkg 'kopete',
> right?
> how would that handle the case when for example openoffice.org-i18n-de
> is split from openoffice.org?
> (given that the implementation we have in pacman-g2 was already flamed
> off here, iirc - i don't want to hype it here, but that one deals with
> such a problem properly.)

Can you possibly give us an overview of how it works? I think it would
be quite relevant to this discussion as it is actually a system that
is used, rather than a bunch of "well this might work" scenarios.


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