[arch-dev-public] Breaking the unspoken rule: AUR helper in [community]
allan at archlinux.org
Wed Dec 29 21:46:37 EST 2010
On 30/12/10 12:16, Dan McGee wrote:
> Thoughts? I was under the impression we didn't do this, and definitely
> on purpose, otherwise people have *no* idea the AUR is different in a
> lot of ways. Making people go the "hard way" to get a helper installed
> at least presents some (necessary) barrier.
I have not used this, but I understand that it only automates the
downloading of PKGBUILDs for the packages. You still need to manually
build them. So, I am less against including this in the repos than
something that does the building too. Still, it is a fine line...
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