[arch-general] [Solved] Re: PKGBUILD ERROR

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Fri Sep 11 18:08:54 UTC 2015

On Fri, 11 Sep 2015 20:02:17 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Fri, 11 Sep 2015 12:32:59 -0400, Eli Schwartz wrote:
>>As Ralf said, nothing *requires* yaourt, and indeed some things will
>>blow up when you try installling via yaourt -- but standard makepkg
>>handles fine, and indeed so do most AUR wrappers, in the AUR Helpers
>>comparison chart [1] see the "Clean build" entry for yaourt. ;) [2]
>FWIW I'm using yaourt and usually it doesn't fail. There's just one
>issue I encounter from time to time, but that also happens when using
>makepkg. By default I set up makepkg to build in tmpfs and it
>sometimes is too small. One time building a kernel failed, but usually
>building default Arch kernels works with around 2 GiB tmpfs. If I build
>a bloated web browser, such as e.g. firefox, the around 2 GiB tmpfs
>don't provide the needed space. IMO building in tmpfs isn't really
>faster, but I like it, because I don't need to tidy up tmpfs ;). Btw.
>makepkg is set up to save the packages not in the tmpfs, but in a cache
>to archive packages.

My apologies. Just for fun I read the "Clean build" entry.

That's correct! The setting to build in tmpfs is for yaourt, I just
tend to run makepkg in tmpfs too. However, indeed, if it fails I build
outside tmpfs using makepkg.

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