[pacman-dev] [PATCH 4/4] makepkg: Fixed sourceball creation of split packages

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 12:38:26 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> assuming you do the $pkgname change you suggested above.  Then, when
> you want a list of those files (to make sourceball, copy to chroot,
> whatever) you just loop through the arrays like we already do for
> pkgname. So no more need of these crazy grep and sed to get this
> information.

We may want to do that for all pkgbuild variables.
Aaron and I discussed about using bash associative array.
But this still requires some more brainstorming and work :)

This is the second point that Allan made there :

> I do not know how to fix that issue... Two potential options are:
> 1) add install/changelog files to the source array
> 2) change the split PKGBUILD format to allow easier evaluation of variables within split packages.
> Both have their drawbacks.

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