[pacman-dev] inside PKGBUILD customizable makepkg PURGE_TARGETS
allan at archlinux.org
Wed Dec 2 16:48:07 EST 2009
Ciprian Dorin, Craciun wrote:
> Hello all!
> Again I have a proposal to enhance makepkg PURGE_TARGETS handling.
> I think that enabling customizing PURGE_TARGETS inside PKGBUILD
> would be a benefit in the following context:
Without checking, I would have thought that exporting
"PURGE_TRAGETS=..." within a package function would just work. I guess
the old value would not be restored afterwards though.
> * I have a software package that contains: an application, a
> static library, a dynamic library, and some development files;
> * I want to create separate packages: something-bin, something-lib
> (shared library), something-dev (include and static library), and
> maybe something-doc;
> What I have to do today (maybe there is a different way, please
> correct me): I create a `something-lib_package` function in which I
> make a normal install, but then I delete all unneeded files.
Given this is a fairly common thing to do in the Linux world, most
software supports this in the Makefiles. "make install-libs" "make
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