[pacman-dev] [PATCH] manpage update: add real world examples

bardo ilbardo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 08:31:21 EDT 2010

2010/6/14 Xavier Chantry <chantry.xavier at gmail.com>:
> I like this, just one comment left : I would rather use a standard
> filename produced by makepkg.
> This is not enforced by pacman, but I would rather put one anyway in
> the man page, e.g. zlib-1.2.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz
> (-rel version , arch , .pkg)
> And hopefully people know that ./ is not necessary and just indicate a path.

I agree. And what about, instead of "# create PKGBUILD", something like:
$ cp /usr/share/pacman/PKGBUILD.proto PKGBUILD
# edit PKGBUILD to your needs

I think it's important to mention the templates, I find them very useful.


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