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FS#27689 - [amule] Rename 'amule' to 'amule-svn'

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by jstjohn (jstjohn) - Friday, 23 December 2011, 19:59 GMT
Last edited by Giovanni Scafora (giovanni) - Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 17:06 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Giovanni Scafora (giovanni)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

Description: After looking at the PKGBUILD for 'amule'[1] and the latest development information for amule[2], it is clearly being built from the latest SVN revision. Because of this, I think it would make sense to rename 'amule' to 'amule-svn' and then to add `provides=('amule')` to the PKGBUILD.


Additional info:
* package version(s): 10688

[1] https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/packages.git/tree/trunk/PKGBUILD?h=packages/amule
[2] http://amule.sourceforge.net/tarballs/tarballs.xml
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Closed by  Giovanni Scafora (giovanni)
Wednesday, 11 January 2012, 17:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Comment by Andrea Scarpino (BaSh) - Friday, 23 December 2011, 20:19 GMT
No. The PKGBUILD uses snapshots, not the svn repo.
Comment by jstjohn (jstjohn) - Friday, 23 December 2011, 22:20 GMT
True, but the PKGBUILD uses snapshots from the SVN repo rather than using the official releases[3]. It seems a lot more intuitive (at least to me) to use the `-svn` suffix for anything built from SVN (including snapshots) that is not an official release. If I were to install 'amule' from the official repos, I would expect to get stable version 2.3.1 instead of a SVN snapshot.

[3] http://sourceforge.net/projects/amule/files/aMule/

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