[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/2] Refactor check_sanity, to give it some sanity of its own

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Aug 3 04:39:54 EDT 2014

On 03/08/14 01:54, Dave Reisner wrote:
> Break apart each of the blocks into their own separate functions. And,
> instead of the hand crafted eval statements, reuse the logic from
> pkgbuild-introspection[0] to abstract away the complexities of parsing
> bash.
> This commit fixes at least 3 bugs in check_sanity, and one other:

Can you clarify these bugs for me?

> 1) The wrong variable is shown for the error which would be thrown
> when, e.g.  pkgname=('foopkg' 'bar at pkg')

What error?  This pkgname actually works here...

> 2) The "arch" variable is not sanity checked when the PKGBUILD has
> package_$pkgname() instead of package().

Do you mean with an override in package_$pkgname()?

> 3) Avoid linting pkgrel/epoch in package functions (because we don't
> actually support these overrides).

As said in my previous mail, I vote to get rid of overriding
pkg{ver,rel} and epoch.

> 4) The "arch" variable is leaked when processing arch overrides in
> packages. For example:
>   pkgname=(foo libfoo)
>   arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
>   ....
>   package_foo() {
>     arch=('any')
>     :
>   }
>   package_libfoo() {
>     :
>   }
> This leaks arch=('any') into package_libfoo. Reversing the order of
> pkgname will mask this bug.

Huh? This works for me:



More information about the pacman-dev mailing list