[pacman-dev] [PATCH v2 1/3] makepkg: Better error messages for versions in (check, make, opt)depends/provides/conflicts

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Jan 10 05:57:44 UTC 2019

On 10/8/18 3:41 am, Luke Shumaker wrote:
> From: Luke Shumaker <lukeshu at parabola.nu>
> Given the depends
>     depends=('foo>=1.2-1.par2')
> and the error message
>     ==> ERROR: pkgver in depends is not allowed to contain colons, forward slashes, hyphens or whitespace.
> One would be lead to believe that the problem is that they gave a pkgrel in
> depends at all, not that the pkgrel contains letters.
> Each of the (check,make,opt)depends, conflicts, and provides linters use a
> glob to trim off properly formed epoch an rel from the full version string,
> and pass the remainder to check_pkgver().  This does a good job of
> accepting/rejecting full versions, but doesn't do a good job of generating
> good error messages when rejecting if it's because of the epoch or rel.
> 1. Factor out check_epoch() and check_pkgrel() from lint_epoch() and
>    lint_pkgrel(), similarly to check_pkgver().
> 2. Add a check_fullpkgver() that takes a full [epoch:]ver[-rel] string and
>    splits it in to epoch/ver/rel, and calls the appropriate check_ function
>    on each.
> 3. Use check_fullpkgver() in the {,check,make,opt}depends, conflicts, and
>    provides linters.
> ---
> v2:
>  - Don't skip lint_pkgrel if (( PKGVERFUNC ))
>  - check_fullpkgver: Don't let rel strip ver down to nothing

Thanks - this is great.   Sorry it took so long accept.


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