[arch-general] Alternative init system proposal
jmcf125 at openmailbox.org
Sun Feb 14 22:43:58 UTC 2016
> > Though I don't see how a repository officially trusted by
> > Manjaro is less trusted than the AUR.
> They are completely different. An unofficial repository of non-AUR packages
> is for installing binary packages that have no affiliation with Arch Linux.
> I think it's pretty obvious why that would not be an appropriate
> recommendation on the Arch Linux wiki.
I see your point, I hadn't thought of that.
> The AUR lets users view the PKGBUILD before installing and also to comment
> and vote in order to establish trust. This is why wiki articles cannot
> recommend AUR helpers, since they bypass these mechanisms.
They still do ask to check out the PKGBUILDs, but I see what you mean.
So in conclusion, to have a Wiki page about the method, the packages
need to be in the AUR. Fair enough.
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