[arch-dev-public] Moving arduino into [community] important notes

NicoHood archlinux at nicohood.de
Fri Dec 2 19:36:01 UTC 2016

On 12/02/2016 08:32 PM, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
>> On 11/28/2016 08:26 AM, Antonio Rojas wrote:
>>> El Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:34:38 +0100, Bartłomiej Piotrowski escribió:
>>>> There is no way to remove epoch, ever. I know it looks ugly for some
>>>> packagers, but there is nothing to be ashamed for. We have it for a
>>>> reason, and if it's been added, it stays.
>>> I thought AUR packages were unsupported. Sure, it is nice to give them a 
>>> higher version number when they are moved to the official repos to allow 
>>> for a smooth upgrade, but that shouldn't be an enforced rule IMO. And 
>>> removing epoch is a reasonable enough reason not to do it.
>> I agree with that too. And with the other arguments above this can be
>> justified if you ask me. If we do it this way it would be easier for
>> others to notice the change and fix their installation. Without a news
>> people will start contacting me or on IRC how the hell they can fix
>> arduino (as AUR will the not exist anymore).
> So on one hand you say that it deserves a news post and on the other you
> agree that AUR should be considered unsupported. Seems contradictory?
> Anyway, it looks like it could be handled with post_upgrade function.
> The problematic directory can be simply removed, you can also print
> message saying about deleting ~/.arduino15 (but guard it with vercmp
> please).
> Bartłomiej

Alright. I will just add a note in the upgrade install file, but no
hardcoded remove command which might break other packages.

Can you give me an example of the vercmp? I guess I only need to print
this note for pre 1.6.12 upgrades then. Thats also a good suggestion.

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