[pacman-dev] [PATCH v2] Provide a better guess about who the packager is.

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed Feb 1 17:01:07 UTC 2017

On Thu, Feb 02, 2017 at 02:39:21AM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 02/02/17 01:59, 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.  We can
> > use this to make the defaults more intelligent.  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 will not be included in makepkg.  Any "guessing" will inevitably be
> wrong at some stage and we will have more and more fixes requested on
> top of this.

Perhaps we should bail if PACKAGER isn't set, then.

> We have a single place to configure this information.  That is enough.
> Allan

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