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

Dominik Fischer d.f.fischer at web.de
Fri Feb 19 13:40:56 UTC 2016

The core questions seems to be whether prepare() is part of the source 
download and extraction process. In my conception, it is. I also 
normally use prepare() to patch or modify sources, which usually fails 
without prior extraction. So I would second to not execute prepare() 
when --noextract is given, but also do execute prepare() when -o / 
--nobuild is given.

Though I doubt many would have the need to, options to restore the 
current behavior (--prepare & --noprepare) should be provided for 
everyone depending on it.

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