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

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 04:28:56 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 5:28 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> act.

I think the next act is to explore more the idea of an alternative
split format, to know if it is doable and solves all our problems.
The problem is that this should be done before more tool support for
split pkgbuilds is done.

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