[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Move geninteg block in makepkg before error checking

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Mon May 26 16:29:38 EDT 2008

2008/5/26 Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 8:46 AM, Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> This was part of a conglomerate patch I sent earlier which has now been
>> split.
>> I like this move because it removes two checks of GENINTEG
> Yes, I don't like much all these checks everywhere which control the
> flow of makepkg.
>> plus an
>> additional check which would be needed in the block checking the arch
>> array.  It now also skips all the other PKGBUILD checks which shouldn't
>> cause an error when only generating the integrity checks.  However, it
>> does put the geninteg code block in the middle of nowhere, but I suppose
>> it is an awkward but helpful addition to makepkg anyway.
> Well, I am still not fully convinced this is a good thing. All these
> errors that makepkg can detect needs to be fixed. If you run makepkg
> -g, it is usually after you have finished writing the PKGBUILD, so all
> errors should be fixed at that step.
> But if everyone else thinks otherwise (you, Roman, Dan), and that
> these errors are irrelevant to makepkg -g which can indeed still be
> run, then fine.
> And in this case, I prefer the new patch over the old one.

AFAIR I proposed the same thing as Allan in the past.
And IIRC Dan's answer was similar to yours. :-)
Both opinions are valid, so it just a matter of preferrence.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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