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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 10:38:56 EDT 2009

On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.

That is in fact much more sound logic. If there are no other
objections I'm fine with this too. Who am I kidding? Barely anyone
reads this list. :P


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