[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: correctly handle hg sources with updates on a non-default branch

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 31 16:15:40 UTC 2019

The "tip" ref actually signifies the most recently updated branch. hg
does not support a default branch named anything other than "default",
except by creating a "@" bookmark. The correct way to explicitly update
to the default clone ref, is therefore to use one of these, rather than

Fixes FS#62092

Signed-off-by: Eli Schwartz <eschwartz at archlinux.org>
 scripts/libmakepkg/source/hg.sh.in | 6 +++++-
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/libmakepkg/source/hg.sh.in b/scripts/libmakepkg/source/hg.sh.in
index 4984883e..2fe32bab 100644
--- a/scripts/libmakepkg/source/hg.sh.in
+++ b/scripts/libmakepkg/source/hg.sh.in
@@ -79,7 +79,11 @@ extract_hg() {
 	msg2 "$(gettext "Creating working copy of %s %s repo...")" "${repo}" "hg"
 	pushd "$srcdir" &>/dev/null
-	local ref=tip
+	local ref=default
+	# Is the repository configured to checkout some ref other than 'default'?
+	if hg identify -r @ "$dir" >/dev/null 2>&1; then
+		ref=@
+	fi
 	if [[ -n $fragment ]]; then
 		case ${fragment%%=*} in

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