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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Sep 24 00:39:58 EDT 2012

On 24/09/12 14:36, Allan McRae wrote:
> 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.

I though it better to deprecate this for at least one release.  We have
been warning about using "makepkg -R" without a package function for
some time.

I am quite happy to kill this now if people think that would be OK.


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