[aur-general] storming in for no reason with crazy ideas

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 03:03:42 EST 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 1:46 AM, Callan Barrett <wizzomafizzo at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 4:43 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Additionally, the AUR is going to need to be able to import or use
>> info from the main package DBs in this case. This gives us a lot of
>> advantages, but forces us to couple some things. Unless, of course,
>> you wanted to go the route the main site went: parse a db.tar.gz file
>> and put the data into the DBs.
> I suppose I'm missing something here. If we moved community to a
> normal repo why would the AUR have any notion of what the main repos
> are and what they contain? I'm thinking of stuff like checking for
> duplicates packages but I don't know if that's what you're talking
> about.

I was thinking in terms of linking deps properly on the package pages.
Not sure how that's done now.

Though, the "checking for duplicate packages" might be a good idea too 8)

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