Commit e6dbe82c authored by Allan McRae's avatar Allan McRae
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PKGBUILD.5: document restriction on pkgrel

The format of pkgrel was much more retrictive than described in the
man page. Update the documentation to reflect this.
Signed-off-by: Allan McRae's avatarAllan McRae <>
parent 05a3641c
......@@ -56,11 +56,13 @@ new `pkgver`. This is most useful when used with sources from version control
systems (see below).
This is the release number specific to the Arch Linux release. This
This is the release number specific to the distribution. This
allows package maintainers to make updates to the package's configure
flags, for example. This is typically set to '1' for each new upstream
software release and incremented for intermediate PKGBUILD updates. The
variable is not allowed to contain hyphens.
variable is a postive integer, with an optional subrelease level
specified by adding another postive integer separated by a period
(i.e. in the form x.y).
Used to force the package to be seen as newer than any previous versions
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