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

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed Sep 21 08:01:33 EDT 2011

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 01:40:50PM +1000, Allan McRae 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.
> So... waiting to hear from people who package more than Dan but less
> than me!
> Allan

I find that most PKGBUILDs are simple enough that the error often stands
out. I'm not really for or against this, but I'd be more for than
against if there were a clean way to implement this without getting some
strange messages on the tail end and/or failing to unset it entirely.


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