[aur-general] TU Application - Ghost1227
Ronald van Haren
pressh at gmail.com
Wed Nov 5 16:27:32 EST 2008
On 11/3/08, Daniel J Griffiths <ghost1227 at archlinux.us> wrote:
> Hello again. For those of you who missed my greetings email, my name is
> Dan Griffiths and I am a 26-year-old independent contractor in Delaware,
> I have been using one form of *NIX or another for most of my life,
> wandering through MINIX, RedHat, Mandrake, Slackware, Debian, Gentoo and
> even two home made distros before finally finding Arch about a year ago.
> I instantly fell in love with Arch and haven't looked back once.
> I am currently maintaining 32 packages in the AUR, including one of my
> own (co-written) scripts. I go by the name Ghost1227 on the bugtracker,
> AUR, Wiki and on IRC.
> I have spent the last year getting to know Arch and learning from (as
> well as trying to assist) the community as a whole, and would now
> appreciate the opportunity to give something back to that community.
> Loui Chang (Louipc) has offered to sponsor me, and for that he has my
> If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.
> Dan Griffiths, aka Ghost1227
> Apologies if this posts twice, I'm having issues with my email atm...
I liked your attitude in your previous mails you did send to this
list. Good to see someone found some time to check you PKGBUILDs and
Just had a quick look at some of your packages, only saw some minor things.
- try to use install instead if cp when possible so you can make sure
the files will have the correct permissions
- in some packages you create a file in /usr/bin from within the
PKGBUILD. At least in some packages it seems you could accomplish the
same result with just a simple symlink. If it is not possible for some
package it would be better IMO to just add an executable to the source
array and install it.
More information about the aur-general