[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: do not update pkgver when building source package

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Apr 26 10:35:31 EDT 2009

Dan McGee wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 6:13 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> When making a source package for a SCM PKGBUILD, makepkg should not
>> update the pkgver/pkgrel.  Noted in FS#14456.
>> Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
> I saw your comment on this, and was a bit unsure about it. Although
> the version doesn't have the same meaning on an SCM package, doesn't
> it still have some meaning in telling us when the source package was
> built?

My thinking is that the packager would only know that the package works 
with the current pkgver and not with any updated one.


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