[pacman-dev] Status of "Splitting packages with makepkg"

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Nov 13 12:05:02 EST 2008

Marc - A. Dahlhaus [ Administration | Westermann GmbH ] wrote:
> Hello Allen,
> the prototype has a little problem in case you give -L option to makepkg
> as it is now:
> As makepkg pipes the output of the build-function into tee, the
> build-function gets executed in a sub-shell. Any changes of variables in
> context of main-shell from inside build-function will not work in that
> case. This leads to that we have to set the values of all
> split-package-variables outside of the respective build-functions.

As I said, the implementation is still a bit away...  The KDEmod guys 
override the PKGBUILD variables the same way.  I will look into what 
they for logging.


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