[pacman-dev] [patch] makepkg: add checksums and resume

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 14:36:32 EDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 09:15:17AM +0800, Ray Rashif wrote:
> Hi
> Sorry for the interruption. As someone who makes use of this tool regularly,
> being able to include the hash-checks in one shot is helpful. Having an
> alias is alright but in some situations, not enough. I've now decided to
> simply include it in makepkg. For the benefit of $anybody here it is
> attached. If you don't know how to apply a patch and you're reading this
> (gasp!), do the following as root: patch -Np0 /usr/bin/makepkg
> /path/to/this/makepkg-checkresume.patch
> Summary:
> + variable GETINTEG
> + function insert_checksums
> + option -G,--getinteg
> eg. To rule the world at once with style we run "makepkg -Gic"
> It isn't that much warranted. However, it _can_ save some time. Something
> like this and Roman's download-resume patch would be good additions for the
> next update. If this has already been implemented in some other way, I'll be
> glad to see it soon.

Well, Roman's patch will likely be merged, but this one, I don't know.
Just for the record (and for people that read ML and not bbs), it received a
negative feedback from Travis here :

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