[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: do not run prepare() with --noextract

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Feb 17 07:50:31 UTC 2016

On 17/02/16 17:11, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> This is partial revert of 8454daa7feef (makepkg: run pkgver() and
> prepare() with --noextract).
> Reasoning for the reversion (copied from FS#43498):
>     Running prepare() when --noextract is used no longer allows running
>     'makepkg -o && makepkg -e' with any PKGBUILD that applies patches in
>     prepare(). [1]
>     Sure there's --noprepare which restores the old behavior, but that's
>     a lot of extra typing for what I believe is a much more common use
>     of --noextract.

So you are taking this from a case where you can use makepkg --noextract
with or without prepare() and making it so you can only use it without
to avoid some typing...

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