[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: add --allsource option

Loui louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sat May 31 19:14:54 EDT 2008

On Sat, 31 May 2008 12:07:45 -0500
Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org> wrote:

> This is mainly an RFC patch and interested parties are encouraged to
> comment. I was also planning on making a patch for adding the package/
> prefix to the archived files, but apparently no archive program makes this
> easy to do with is just plain stupid. If someone knows how without creating
> a temporary dir and moving files there, let me know.

I think you can use a symlink to make the one directory seem like
another. At least it works on a little script I wrote for
doing aurbuild releases. I don't need to cp or mv anything and I get a
tarball with top-level directory based on the version number.

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