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Re: [alpine-devel] saveas uri in APKBUILDs

From: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau_at_citrix.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:51:01 +0100

On 15/02/13 09:40, Natanael Copa wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We have a nice feature to download a file with a different name:
>
> source="saveas-http://$url/newfilename"
>
> I have noticed that Arch Linux has something similar:
>
> source="newfilename::http://$url"
>
> Do we want to change to same format?
>
> Benefits:
> * Easier for Arch users to switch
> * Slightly more intuitive?

I have no stake in this, but I think the Arch format is more intuitive
than the one used in Alpine.

> Drawbacks:
> * abuild code probably gets messier
> * potensial scripts that parses APKBUILD and uses $source might break.
> (i doubt there are any)
>
> Opinions?
>
> -nc
>
>
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