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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 23:28:43 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 patch is on hold for the time being yet? Mostly just cleaning out
the inbox here but wasn't sure from the discussion whos turn it is to

> 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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