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FS#57779 - [chromium] unnecessary "readonly" in PKGBUILD breaks downstreap patching

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Erich Eckner (deepthought) - Saturday, 10 March 2018, 14:16 GMT
Last edited by Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis) - Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 04:06 GMT
Task Type General Gripe
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



There are some variables declared as "readonly" in the PKGBUILD. This breaks subsequent patching, like done by us (archlinux32):
We append our additions to the PKGBUILD to avoid merging conflicts when archlinux changes something.
However, we cannot change readonly stuff by doing this.

For an example what we usually do, have a look here:

As far as I can see, there is no advantage of using readonly variables. Please correct me, if I'm wrong.

Additional info:
* package version(s)
chromium 65.0.3325.146-1 (git revision 26a0158b3f93ac4481b64e129a84e72f7fa6b9ba)
This task depends upon

Closed by  Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 04:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  chromium 65.0.3325.162-1