[arch-general] Updating AUR package with pacman
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Thu Jul 19 23:10:00 EDT 2012
2012/7/20 Christian Hesse <list at eworm.de>:
> Don deJuan <donjuansjiz at gmail.com> on Thu, 2012/07/19 09:53:
>> On 07/19/2012 09:52 AM, Christian Hesse wrote:
>> > Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz at googlemail.com> on Thu, 2012/07/19 18:44:
>> >> [...] So this would render my git-clone of the AUR repo superfluous,
>> >> [...]
>> > Oh, wait! Is AUR accessible via git? That would be really great!
>> From the wiki:
>> Git Repo
>> A Git Repo of the AUR is maintained by Thomas Dziedzic providing package
>> history among other things. It is updated at least once a day. To clone
>> the repository (several hundred MB):
>> $ git clone git://pkgbuild.com/aur-mirror.git
> Though I would prefer a rsync interface. I do not need package history and
> would like to save the disk space...
There is also aur3. It offers metadata (things you see on the
package pages of AUR website) in additional to PKGBUILDs. It doesn't
provide rsync access, but I found 18MB (PKGBUILD + metadata, it's
compressed) is acceptable.
aur3 also has a really neat JSON API, offering full regex searching.
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