[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Provide a better guess about who the packager is.
kieran at kcolford.com
Wed Feb 1 13:48:09 UTC 2017
Exactly, if they have PACKAGER set then we don't make any guesses at all,
they've already told us exactly what they want.
On Wed, Feb 1, 2017, 8:43 AM Dave Reisner, <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2017 08:33, "Kieran Colford" <kieran at kcolford.com> wrote:
> Would you care to share with us what pile of shit it returns? I can't fix
> something when I don't know what's wrong.
> I never suggested that we work around laziness, people should absolutely
> configure their system properly (I personally think violators should be
> punished with regular kernel panics, but I don't think Linus will accept my
> I'm just trying to give default values that conform to what a user expects
> to see: if they added a real name on account creation then it should show
> up wherever a real name is needed, if they set the EMAIL environment
> variable then software should assume that's the user's email and use it.
> Those are both recommended by the wiki too.
> And if they set PACKAGER it leaks into makepkg just the same, but better?
> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017, 12:47 AM Allan McRae, <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On 01/02/17 08:10, Kieran Colford wrote:
> > > The system usually has enough information in various places to guess
> > > the name and email of the person running the makepkg script. Use these
> > > instead of defaulting to "Unknown Packager" to minimize configuration
> > > necessary by the user. This particular implemenation should provide
> > > relatively good guess that's compatible with other programs
> > > (i.e. git).
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Kieran Colford <kieran at kcolford.com>
> > This returns a pile of shit on my system.... We are not going to work
> > around laziness.
> > A
> Signed, Kieran Colford
Signed, Kieran Colford
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