[pacman-dev] [PATCH 03/11] makepkg: add function to return download protocol

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Jul 12 11:01:24 EDT 2012

Am 27.06.2012 04:18, schrieb Allan McRae:
> Hmm....   this could be interesting...
> local assumes that the file is in $startdir.  I guess file:// could be
> used to specify files anywhere on your system, but that really does not
> make a portable PKGBUILD.
> I'm tempted to say all local files must be in $startdir and so no
> support of file:// is needed.

Imagine you have a bunch of PKGBUILDs with mirror=... in them and use
$mirror a lot in source=(). Then you get a local mirror and mass-replace
mirror= with a file:// URL in all of them.

I say this is useful.

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