[arch-dev-public] Packaging Chromium for [extra]

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Wed Dec 9 07:52:48 EST 2009

On 12/09/2009 02:47 PM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Hi devs,
> I did have a closer look at chromium recently and it did improve a lot. Even
> though it's called "beta" it is really usable and feature complete.
> There is quite a high demand for it (the binary version in AUR has neraly 800
> votes). I would like to make a peoper package for it and provide that in our
> repo.
> The AUR packages are either svn trunk builds or repackaged ubuntu debs with
> ugly symlinks to libs with other so names.
> My idea is to build a tar out of their svn tag and build a clean package with
> that.
> What do you think? (it's about chromium btw. and not Chrome which is Google's
> build with some "extras")

i don't have any objections about having a chromium package in our repos.

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