[Dev] [RFC] Splitting abslibre.git into branches

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at lukeshu.com
Thu May 25 23:13:20 GMT 2017

On Wed, 24 May 2017 15:07:34 -0400,
fauno wrote:
> Andreas Grapentin <andreas at grapentin.org> writes:
> >  - it would become difficult to find certain packages - take for example
> >    libre/kipi-plugins. it is built in the directory libre/digikam. I can
> >    easily find that out with a grep over abslibre, but how would I find
> >    the right branch? The mapping from package to branch is non-obvious.
> this isn't obvious for any tool, that's why `dagpkg` relies on
> `toru-path` to maintain a map of pkgname:path so it doesn't have to
> guess where's a pkgbuild (or you don't have to remember it).

So I was looking at the implementation of asp, and I thought that its
method of mapping pkgname->path was kind of funny:

    curl "https://www.archlinux.org/packages/search/json/?q=${pkgname}"

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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