[pacman-dev] [PATCHES] Refreshed PKGBUILDs

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sun May 18 17:43:42 EDT 2008

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 9:20 AM, Miklos Vajna <vmiklos at frugalware.org> wrote:
> On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 09:54:14PM +0200, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So maybe instead of :
>>    cd "$srcdir/$pkgname-$pkgver"
>> we could use :
>>    cd ${srcdir}/$pkgname-$pkgver
>> ?
> that would be totally illogical. the point of using ${foo} instead of
> $foo is that in some cases you really need ${foo}:
> source=($pkgname_$pkgver) won't work, but source=(${pkgname}_$pkgver)
> will. (just an example but probably you got the point). because of this,
> some projects (like gentoo) force the usage of ${foo} everywhere.

OT: I also enforce it in mkinitcpio scripts. It's not a bad idea, just
more typing.

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