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FS#49076 - Extendable source protocols

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Johannes Löthberg (demize) - Monday, 25 April 2016, 10:08 GMT
Last edited by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 01:55 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category makepkg
Status Assigned
Assigned To Eli Schwartz (eschwartz)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 5.0.1
Due in Version 6.0.0
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 2
Private No


It would be useful to be able to just drop in a file in /usr/share/makepkg/source/ to add support for a new protocol in makepkg. libmakepkg is close to supporting this already, but it currently hardcodes the supported extraction methods in /usr/share/makepkg/ Instead this should probably try to use any matching file in the source directory first, and then fall back to the file one if it didn't find another specific one.
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