Commit ba45cb45 authored by Dan McGee's avatar Dan McGee
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doc/PKGBUILD: document that functions run in -e mode



Caught this noted on the forums, but it is definitely worth a note in the
manpage as well.

Signed-off-by: default avatarDan McGee <dan@archlinux.org>
parent c5f6995a
......@@ -235,9 +235,11 @@ name. The syntax is: `source=('filename::url')`.
build() Function
----------------
In addition to the above directives, the optional build() bash function usually
comprises the remainder of the PKGBUILD. This is directly sourced and executed by
makepkg, so anything that bash or the system has available is available for use
here. Be sure any exotic commands used are covered by `makedepends`.
comprises the remainder of the PKGBUILD. This is directly sourced and executed
by makepkg, so anything that bash or the system has available is available for
use here. The function is run in `bash -e` mode, meaning any command that exits
with a non-zero status will cause the function to exit. Be sure any exotic
commands used are covered by `makedepends`.
All of the above variables such as `pkgname` and `pkgver` are available for use
in the build function. In addition, makepkg defines three variables for your
......@@ -261,10 +263,12 @@ the build function.
package() Function
------------------
An optional package() function can be specified in addition to the build() function.
This function is run immediately after the build() function. When specified in
combination with the fakeroot BUILDENV option in linkman:makepkg.conf[5], fakeroot
usage will be limited to running the packaging stage. An existing build() function
An optional package() function can be specified in addition to the build()
function. This function is run immediately after the build() function. The
function is run in `bash -e` mode, meaning any command that exits with a
non-zero status will cause the function to exit. When specified in combination
with the fakeroot BUILDENV option in linkman:makepkg.conf[5], fakeroot usage
will be limited to running the packaging stage. An existing build() function
will be run as the user calling makepkg.
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