[pacman-dev] [PATCHES] Refreshed PKGBUILDs

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Sat May 17 16:22:01 EDT 2008

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin wrote:
>> On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 10:28 AM, Geoffroy Carrier
>> <geoffroy.carrier at koon.fr>  wrote:
>>>>>    - Still, lightweight means smater
>>>>>      =>  Don't use
>>>>>        "$_svntrunk" ${something}
>>>>>         instead of
>>>>>        $_svntrunk $something
>>>> Where exactly is this change?
>>> This was an example of the rule I wanted to follow... ie. i did not
>>> introduced quotes of $_svntrunk which obviously won't include spaces.
>>> (or it's REAAALLY dumb).
>> Just to be a tad more technical. I always try to use the ${} syntax
>> when I can. It IS more to type, but prevents errors much more and is a
>> good habit to follow. It's a minor thing, but I prefer that syntax. I
>> don't think we should really enforce it either way
> That's interesting. We don't really enforce anything with the prototypes
> but it's good to show the preferred syntax with them.
> I think $pkgname and $pkgver should be safe though, right? They
> shouldn't contain spaces or other weird things so don't require
> additional quotings. But pkgdir, srcdir and startdir do.
> So maybe instead of :
>   cd "$srcdir/$pkgname-$pkgver"
> we could use :
>   cd ${srcdir}/$pkgname-$pkgver

Well, ${srcdir} still needs the quotes.


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