[pacman-dev] pkgrel in VCS packages

Maxime Gauduin alucryd at gmail.com
Tue May 7 05:10:48 EDT 2013

On Tue, 2013-05-07 at 10:30 +0200, Christian Hesse wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I love the new pkgver() function that allows to update pkgver string. However
> this also sets "pkgrel=1". Most of the time this is ok, but it is problematic
> for repositories that change very seldom, so a rebuild would get exactly the
> same version string again and again.
> Is there any way to workaround this?
> -- 
> main(a){char*c=/*    Schoene Gruesse                         */"B?IJj;MEH"
> "CX:;",b;for(a/*    Chris           get my mail address:    */=0;b=c[a++];)
> putchar(b-1/(/*               gcc -o sig sig.c && ./sig    */b/42*2-3)*42);}

You can do it like this:

_pkgver=$(your pkgver command)
if [[ $_pkgver == $pkgver ]]; then
  exit 1
  echo $_pkgver


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