[pacman-dev] [PATCH 1/1] makepkg: Handle dependencies that contain spaces

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 23 03:54:33 UTC 2018

On 23/02/18 12:38, Morgan Adamiec wrote:
> I do apologise for the bad patch. I'm not proficient in bash at all. I
> basically wrote this patch out of frustration after having spent an
> hour trying to figure out why a package on the AUR would not install
> and it ended up being this exact problem. I looked through the code
> and saw sometimes depends are quoted and sometimes they are not.
> Adding the quotes fixed the problem so that was that.

It wasn't a bad patch as such...  it was just that there is a better way
to handle this.

Do you have a link to the AUR PKGBUILD that failed?   What was the
output you were getting?


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