[pacman-dev] pkgrel in VCS packages
alucryd at gmail.com
Tue May 7 05:20:54 EDT 2013
On Tue, 2013-05-07 at 19:19 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 07/05/13 19:16, Allan McRae wrote:
> > On 07/05/13 18:30, 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?
> > I thought the pkgrel did not revert to 1 unless the pkgver changed.
> I was correct - the new pkgrel is only set to 1 if the pkgver changes:
> if [[ -n $newpkgver && $newpkgver != "$pkgver" ]]; then
Indeed, I just saw that too. There's no need to trick the pkgver
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