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

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Sun Jul 19 17:28:51 EDT 2009

On 19.07.2009 12:42, Alessandro Doro wrote:
> 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.
I fixed both packages and uploaded them. Take whichever you want.

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