[pacman-dev] Differences between the makepkg/pacman config in pacman's git and the ones in the pacman package

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 20:52:22 EDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 6:13 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I just realized that the makepkg.conf and the pacman.conf files in my
>> git directory aren't tracked by git. They were generated a while ago
>> from the makepkg.conf.in and  pacman.conf.in  when I ran make to build
>> a git pacman.  So the config files are OK.
> Aha- yeah, these are generated from the .in files in those
> directories, so if you haven't run make in a long time they will be
> quite out of date.
>> However, I believe the makepkg.conf  man pages still needs to be fix
>> (If you agree, I'll submit a proper git patch) :
> This is a good catch- patches definitely welcome here (for maint I
> think if it is in 3.5.X series? check where that option was
> introduced).

The check feature was added on 2010-12-30 by commit:

And it first appeared in pacman 3.4.3.
Do you want me to send a patch against maint or master, or for both?

>> $ diff -Naur doc/makepkg.conf.5.txt doc/makepkg.conf.5.txt.new
>> --- doc/makepkg.conf.5.txt      2011-06-13 15:07:27.000000000 -0400
>> +++ doc/makepkg.conf.5.txt.new  2011-06-13 17:59:16.000000000 -0400
>> @@ -70,7 +70,7 @@
>>        This is often used to set the number of jobs used, for example, `-j2`.
>>        Other flags that make accepts can also be passed.
>> -**BUILDENV=(**fakeroot !distcc color !ccache !sign**)**::
>> +**BUILDENV=(**fakeroot !distcc color !ccache check !sign**)**::
>>        This array contains options that affect the build environment,
>> the defaults
>>        are shown here. All options should always be left in the
>> array; to enable
>>        or disable an option simply remove or place an ``!'' at the front of the

More information about the pacman-dev mailing list