[arch-general] adding Polybar to offical Repos
ben at bfoliver.com
Wed Jul 22 09:50:15 UTC 2020
On 2020-07-22 14:54:13, Ram Kumar via arch-general wrote:
>is is possible to include Polybar to the official packages under extra or
>community? if not could u plz explain?
Polybar requires optional modules to be already installed before you compile
it. Once built with those, it won't run without those dependencies installed.
So to have a pre-compiled version you would need to either force-install every
optional dependency with the Arch package (no longer 'optional', and kills
extendability), or make decisions on which features to include/exclude (no
Unless this changes I don't see that polybar is compatible with Arch
packaging. However, the AUR is an ideal place for it.
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