[pacman-dev] pacman-contrib package

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 06:44:48 EST 2008

On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 09:27:59PM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> Xavier wrote:
> > Arf, I was trying to make some change to that syntax file this morning. My
> > changes didn't seem to have any effect, it was driving me mad.
> > After a while, I figured out I had both pkgbuild.vim and PKGBUILD.vim files
> > in ftdetect and syntax :P
> > That's because pacman-contrib installs PKGBUILD.vim, but Nathan's
> > instructions which I followed previously used pkgbuild.vim :
> > http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2008-January/010782.html
> >
> > Anyway, both license=('foo') and license=foo work fine now.
> >
> >   
> Great. I tried but seemed to make things worse!

Hmm, I just realized what I said wasn't clear. The consequence of what I said
above is that I had both PKGBUILD.vim and pkgbuild.vim. I was editing the
PKGBUILD.vim one, but it was actually pkgbuild.vim which was used. So my
changes were ignored.

> > But I think only the first should be supported (the man page says that
> > license is an array), so I updated PKGBUILD.vim accordingly
> I agree.  license=foo is technically wrong so we should not support it. 
> I think of it as as subtle way to improve PKGBUILD quality.

Ok good.

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