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

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 15 05:05:20 UTC 2016

On 15/02/16 11:54, Xyne wrote:
> Just to follow up, I came to the conclusion that there is no viable workaround
> for all scenarios (e.g. when PKGDEST is set) so I ended up patching makepkg to
> restore the --pkg option. It only affects the installation. I also added the
> option "--pconfig" to pass a custom configuration file to pacman (which
> required changing PACMAN_OPTS to an array to avoid potential word expansion).
> The patch is small. If anyone is interested, you can find it in the current
> bauerbill source tarball [1]. If there is a chance of inclusion upstream then I
> can rework it and submit it as a Git patch.
> [1] http://xyne.archlinux.ca/projects/bauerbill/src/bauerbill-2016.2.15.tar.xz

No chance the full patch will be accepted.  But the changing PACMAN_OPTS
to an array should probably be done.


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