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== Basic PKGBUILD ==
 
== Basic PKGBUILD ==
  

Revision as of 19:11, 20 May 2013

Basic PKGBUILD

You can find prototype package build and .install files in /usr/share/pacman.

# Maintainer: Your Name <youremail@domain.com>
pkgname=NAME
pkgver=VERSION
pkgrel=1
pkgdesc=""
arch=()
url=""
license=('GPL')
groups=()
depends=()
makedepends=()
optdepends=()
provides=()
conflicts=()
replaces=()
backup=()
options=()
install=
changelog=
source=(http://server/$pkgname-$pkgver.tar.gz)
noextract=()
md5sums=() #generate with 'makepkg -g'

build() {
  cd "$srcdir/$pkgname-$pkgver"

  ./configure --prefix=/usr
  make
}

package() {
  cd "$srcdir/$pkgname-$pkgver"

  make DESTDIR="$pkgdir/" install
}

Basic PKGBUILD with Links and Comments

# Maintainer: Your Name <your email>

# Name of the Software your PKGBUILD will install - should be unique. See PKGBUILD#pkgname
pkgname=Derp

# The version number for the software
pkgver=6.6.6

#The release number for the arch package, as fixes are added to the PKGBUILD, the release number will increase
pkgrel=900

# The description of the package, should be about 80 characters long (one line)
pkgdesc="Derp is an example package for this PKGBUILD file."

# The type of processor this software can build and work on. See PKGBUILD#arch
arch=('i686' 'x86_64')

# The official website for the software your PKGBUILD will install
url="https://archlinux.org"

# The License that the software is released under. See PKGBUILD#license
license=('GPLv3')

# The group a package belongs in. An example would be kdebase (install all the KDE  packages)
groups=allyourbase

# Packages that your software needs to run. If the dependancy requires a minimum version number use the >= operator
depends=('herp' 'fuuuuu>=2.0')

# Packages that must be installed to build the software, but at not necessary to run it
makedepends=('supercompiler300')

# Optional packages that extend the software's functionality
optdepends=('derp-toolbar: a browser plugin')

# List of Package names that this PKGBUILD provides. Put modified packages that will be installed here.
provides=('lol-git')

# Packages that cannot be installed at the same time as this package
conflicts=('foobar')

# Obsolete Packages that this Package replaces
replaces=('dur')

# User files that should be saved. They are kept as Pacnew and Pacsave Files
backup=('etc/derp.conf')

# Change the default behavior of makepkg see PKGBUILD#options
options=

install='foo.install'
source=("http://server.tl;dr/${pkgname}-${pkgver}.tar.gz"
        "derp.desktop")
md5sums=('a0b2c3d4e5f6g7h8i9'
         'j10k11l12m13n14o15')

For more details, see PKGBUILD.