[pacman-dev] makepkg -b is wrong

Diogo Dutra diogo.comp at gmail.com
Fri May 2 15:47:32 EDT 2008

On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 5:13 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Diogo Dutra wrote:
>  > On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 10:03 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree with you, but I think the -b continue existing as -s, but -b
>  > instead execute makepkg in recursive mode, my idea is implementing the
>  > find deps $SCRROOT in another script (such as makeworld?) and -b call
>  > this script as -s call pacman, because I think -b and -s have to
>  > coexist.
>  >
>  I don't think they have to coexist.
>  I used -s a billion times (well, every single time makepkg complained
>  about missing deps), and I didn't use -b once. And I would think I am
>  not alone in that case.
>  Anyway, if you move that code from makepkg to put it in another script,
>  it doesn't make any sense to keep that option in makepkg.
>  Just have that script call "find" and then "makepkg" (with your --asdeps
>  fix).
>  Any chances you could investigate if it can fit in makeworld? Otherwise
>  in a new script on its own?
>  This script would probably sit better next to makeworld in abs git repo
>  and abs package rather than with pacman/makepkg.
>  Just in case, abs git repo is there :
>  http://projects.archlinux.org/?p=abs.git;a=summary

Yes, I understand you, is more right this script calls makepkg than
makepkg calls this script, I have look the makeworld script and its
not complicated to me, I will work with it and post here some
progress, maybe another script could be add in abs.

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