[pacman-dev] [RFC] makepkg: output commands ran in build/check/package functions

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 01:40:41 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 11:40 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 21/09/11 09:49, Dan McGee wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 9:11 AM, Florian Pritz<bluewind at xinu.at>  wrote:
>>> This might help to locate a failing command which causes makepkg to
>>> abort.
>>> Signed-off-by: Florian Pritz<bluewind at xinu.at>
>>> ---
>>> This is a request for comments and not a final patch. It's only been
>>> tested shortly.
>>> I just want to know if people like the idea.
>> I'm a +0 on this- mainly because I don't build enough to know whether
>> people would find this helpful. People that package more than I,
>> please speak up.
> I'm also +0, but that might be because I am quite familiar with the
> packaging process and find where errors occur somewhat obvious.

Same here. For the few cases where it's not obvious, it's quite easy
to pin-point the problematic line with some echo or 'return 1'

> So... waiting to hear from people who package more than Dan but less than
> me!
> Allan

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