[pacman-dev] [PATCH 3/3] doc: elaborate on what a build() function is meant for
allan at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 19 04:14:35 UTC 2019
On 13/3/19 3:01 am, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> It is often not obvious to people, that build() can be run multiple
> times when continuing a build with --noextract.
> Signed-off-by: Eli Schwartz <eschwartz at archlinux.org>
> doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc | 6 +++++-
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> diff --git a/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc b/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc
> index 83a61458..6336a5cd 100644
> --- a/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc
> +++ b/doc/PKGBUILD.5.asciidoc
> @@ -359,7 +359,11 @@ function.
> *build() Function*::
> The optional `build()` function is use to compile and/or adjust the source
> - files in preparation to be installed by the `package()` function.
> + files in preparation to be installed by the `package()` function. All
> + commands specific to the package creation (but not source code
> + preparation), before the final installation of files into the packaging
> + root, should be performed here. The `build()` function is permitted to run
> + multiple times if `makepkg --noextract` is used.
The last sentence is confusing. I know when the build() function runs,
but still took too long to parse what you meant.
> *check() Function*::
> An optional `check()` function can be specified in which a package's
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