[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: deprecate PKGBUILDs without a package() function

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Sep 24 00:36:33 EDT 2012

The package() function has been around since pacman-3.3 and has
significant advantages including limited fakeroot usage and correct
repackaging.  The ability to use PKGBUILDs without a package function
will be removed in a future release.

Signed-off-by: Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
 scripts/makepkg.sh.in | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/scripts/makepkg.sh.in b/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
index 8a300cb..337ada9 100644
--- a/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
+++ b/scripts/makepkg.sh.in
@@ -2785,6 +2785,10 @@ fi
 msg "$(gettext "Making package: %s")" "$pkgbase $fullver ($(date))"
+if (( !PKGFUNC && !SPLITPKG )); then
+	warning "$(gettext "Using a %s without a %s function is deprecated.")" "$BUILDSCRIPT" "package()"
 # if we are creating a source-only package, go no further
 if (( SOURCEONLY )); then
 	if [[ -f $SRCPKGDEST/${pkgbase}-${fullver}${SRCEXT} ]] \

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