[pacman-dev] makepkg --pkg for selective installation of split packages

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Sun Feb 14 22:37:38 UTC 2016

>Implementing the workaround right now I've noticed that another issue with the
>separate invocation of pacman -U is that any dependencies installed via
>"makepkg -rs" are removed and then re-installed during installation with
>pacman, while omitting "-r" will leave makedeps.

Another annoying point: makepkg -rs with DESTDIR detects previously built
packages but no longer recreates the symlink in the working directory so any
subsequent pacman -U command needs to determine where the DESTDIR is and install
from there.

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