I just uploaded my first and (for now) only APKBUILD for to . Make sure to read the README and feel free to ask if it's not yet clear enough 😃


(cc @postmarketOS)

@linmob @postmarketOS Why does that README talk about Arch Linux ARM? Also, why not just upstream the APKBUILD to Alpine Linux so people can actually use it without compiling themselves?
Also I have some feedback for the notorious APKBUILD if you don't mind

@bart @postmarketOS Sorry for that error, classic editing after copying mistake. I decided to do it this way because I already feel like I have too much on my plate currently. Anyone can take this and upstream it properly, I have no time or energy for the cycle of feedback that likely involves.

@bart @postmarketOS That said, you're welcome to tell me where I screwed up.

@bart @postmarketOS Still waiting for that feedback 🙂
BTW, another reason to do it this way was to help people recognizing the capabilities of pmbootstrap. I found the official documentation for "simply getting started with packaging" a bit lackluster and therefore started this – it's incomplete and not refined, but once it is, I thought of turning it into a blog post.

@linmob Not much feedback, don't worry 😉
The "source" line now unnecessarily renames the downloaded tarball. Remove "$pkgname-$pkgver.tar.gz::" from it.
You have `-j` hardcoded to 2, while most people have way more cores available. Replace it for "${JOBS:+-j ${JOBS}}".

You don't have a "check()" function, but you don't tell abuild to skip tests either. Either add the check function, or add 'options="!check"' with a comment telling why tests are not enabled


@bart Thanks, I will go through this later. I basically created this by looking at the giara APKBUILD and making the obvious adjustments (which I figured out by looking at the AUR PKGBUILDs and apk searching for package names).

Sign in to participate in the conversation

Fosstodon is an English speaking Mastodon instance that is open to anyone who is interested in technology; particularly free & open source software.