[Dev] [PATCH] libremakepkg: fix building packages requring a rw startdir

Andreas Grapentin andreas at grapentin.org
Sun Jun 2 14:44:25 GMT 2019

On Sun, Jun 02, 2019 at 10:09:50AM -0400, Luke Shumaker wrote:
> The guarantee I was trying to make is that the sources in the source
> tarball match what is used to build the package, and can be used to
> build the package.  Many packages from AUR do something silly like
>     pkgver() { date +'%Y%m%d'; }

I would argue that the version of the package is ephemereal -- we
shouldn't have to make guarantees that, and also shouldn't rely on the
fact that a subsequent build of the package produces the same version

Although I do agree that putting the build date into the pkgver is



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