[arch-general] Vulkan packages

P. A. López-Valencia vorbote at outlook.com
Mon Feb 15 19:13:56 UTC 2016

El 14/02/2016 a las 10:45 p. m., Eric Engeström escribió:
> Hi all,
> With the release of Vulkan imminent, I thought I'd prepare some packages
> for Arch so that I can push them the minute it gets released :)
> I was thinking of splitting it into 4 packages:
> - `vulkan-loader` with everything you need to run an app compiled against
> Vulkan (/usr/lib/libvulkan.so*). This is what Vulkan-apps packages would
> `depend` on.
> - `vulkan-headers` with everything you need to build an app for Vulkan
> (/usr/include/vulkan/* & /usr/lib/pkgconfig/vulkan.pc) (depends on
> `-loader`)
> - `vulkan-sdk` with all the debugging and validation stuff from LunarG
> (/usr/bin/*, /usr/share/vulkan/*) (depends on `-headers` + `-loader`)
> - `vulkan-manpages` (self-explanatory :P)
> I've also made `-git` versions of all of those, except the `-sdk`: I can't
> make it clean enough for a PKGBUILD without heavy patching of upstream's
> build scripts (I'm hoping somebody fixes that soon enough, I don't have the
> patience to do it myself :P).
> Does this sound reasonable?

Supporting the minimal approach, have you examined boost packaging and 
naming? boost-libs contains the runtime libraries and the boost package 
what you would call the SDK, namely all the header, pkgconfig files and 

Pedro A. López-Valencia
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