[arch-general] What to do about the "blender" package?

Alessandro Doro ordo.ad at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 06:42:14 EDT 2009

On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 12:29:20PM +0300, Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> 2009/7/19 Lukáš Jirkovský <l.jirkovsky at gmail.com>:
> > IMO the problem is that you (devs) use make to build blender which is
> > several years deprecated and probably no-one builds blender this way.
> > Maybe they've dropped support for it completely. I suggest using
> > SCons. Maybe you can reuse my blender-svn PKGBUILD from AUR, only
> > thing that has to be changed for this purpose is the part where data
> > is downloaded from SVN server.
> >
> > There is one problem which I'm aware of with this package – it
> > installs blender executable in /usr/share/blender and adds wrapper to
> > /usr/bin. I'll probably move blender to /opt in near future.
> There is also a request about building to SCons:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/14893
> and there is a PKGBUILD too (for stable, not svn version).

That PKGBUILD needs a cleanup; depends and makedepends are wrong.
I'll soon post an updated version.

FYI I had success with the NaN method.
The "key" is (http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/14766#comment46628):
export NAN_DEBUG=-O
Today I'll work for a PKGBUILD.

More information about the arch-general mailing list