[pacman-dev] Matching split packages to PKGBUILDs

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Jan 21 07:10:00 EST 2010

On Thu, 21 Jan 2010 12:46:01 +0100, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> If not, how can I sanely determine the corresponding PKGBUILD for
> packages such as dhclient which do not follow any naming convention
> that would identify the matching PKGBUILD? Would it be possible to
> include symlinks or duplicate PKGBUILDs in $repo.abs.tar.gz to enable
> applications to determine this?

There is no naming convention and there shouldn't be any. Just read the
pkgbase var from the repo or BASE from the package itself to determine the

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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