[pacman-dev] [Fwd: desc/.PKGINFO files: I need help to understand the values of some variables]
kalterfx at gmail.com
Sat Jan 21 16:21:34 UTC 2017
On Fri, 2017-01-20 at 17:25 -0500, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> On 01/20/2017 05:04 PM, Anna Ivanova wrote:
> > I have one question about pacman and I was in a hoping that I write
> > to
> > the right mailing list, but I didn't find in the archives similar
> > posts.
> > So that's why I write here... sorry if I mistook.
> Why is your actual message an attachment to this one???
That's how Evolution works, I was expecting this to be the correct
> > - backup
> > - checkdepend
> > - makedepend
> > - makepkgopt
> > As you may saw, I wasn't able to correlate it all and I need some
> > help.
> > I know nothing about '%REASON%', 'checkdepend', 'makepkgopt' and
> > why
> > there's no 'makedepend' in desc files (or is there?).
> > Would you give me some information about or manual to it all? It
> > would
> > be really great for me.
> > Also I want to contribute to arch projects later, where can I get
> > some
> > information about?
> %REASON% is whether it was installed explicitly or as a dependency
> another package.
> checkdepends, makedepends, and makepkgopt are only relevant for
> itself, pacman doesn't use them.
> .PKGINFO is not the same as desc, some things are simply ignored.
Thank you, it explains a lot.
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