[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: Document package splitting

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun May 10 21:09:44 EDT 2009

Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Am Sonntag, 10. Mai 2009 17:24:33 schrieb Allan McRae:
> Sounds fine to me. Except the following:
>> +An additional directive is available when building a split package:
>> +
>> +*pkgbase*::
>> +       The name used to refer to the group of packages in the output of
>> makepkg. +       Also, used when creating source-only tarballs.
> Is this pkgbase variable optional? Does it effect anything else than makepkg 
> output or the filename of the source package?
It is entirely optional and is only for cosmetic purposes as makepkg 
defaults to ${pkgname[0]} when it is not specified.  I will clarify this.


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