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Month: August 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Arch - All PKGBUILD sources updated w/build scripts - available on line

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 14:51:16 -0400
On 2 August 2012 12:45, David C. Rankin <drankinatty@...> wrote:
> On 08/01/2012 09:10 AM, Calvin Morrison wrote:
>> Also what about getting these packages in the AUR? that is the first
>> step to getting them included in the general arch repos.
> Yes, that is the goal, but I want to have everything building and the PKGBUILD
> sources in pristine shape before putting them in AUR. What I've learned over the
> past two years is that TDE rarely builds on Arch for more than a couple of weeks
> before Arch breaks it by pulling in the most recent upstream packages. Most
> recently ffmpeg which broke k9copy that I still have not been able to fix. It's
> doable, but I want to have a set of R14 tarballs to build against before AUR
> packages are submitted. Currently when people have to build against the GIT
> tree, that just overly complicates the build scripts and puts a hell of a load
> on the GIT server.


> It's much better to finish out the R14 development, get to the point we have
> official release tarballs, then finalize the AUR src packages and then submit.
> Even then, we will need a team to commit to helping fix packages that break due
> to upstream changes...

Count me in on helping out after R14 is done. I'll finally make the
transit from debian to arch for my daily development workstation.