[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: add option holdver (like --holdver arg)

Vesa Kaihlavirta vpkaihla at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 06:47:42 EST 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Xavier Chantry <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> As an aside, looking at holdver makes me realize just how stupid it is.  It
>> does not hold the checkout at the version specified, which I bet most people
>> thinks it will.  It just stop the pkgver being updated. e.g. I just build
>> makepkg-git-19790101-1...
> I know, it's completely broken. IIRC it only works with svn and cvs.
> That's just one of the many problems I have with this whole makepkg vcs stuff...

I didn't like how it smelled either, but was aiming at not breaking
current patterns.

Why not just remove the whole thing if it's so bad...


More information about the pacman-dev mailing list