[aur-general] OneSwarm in AUR wants to update itself

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Sun Apr 5 07:58:36 EDT 2009

Mathias Burén schrieb:
> Hi,
> I just created a package for OneSwarm [1] and uploaded it to the AUR [2].
> The package works fine except that it has an auto-update feature, which of
> course doesn't work since the user does not have write access to
> /opt/OneSwarm. What is the correct way of dealing with this? Should I make
> /opt/OneSwarm writable by the users group?
> Thanks,
> Mathias
> [1] http://oneswarm.cs.washington.edu/
> [2] http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=25245


your package relies on the binary tarballs from upstream. Did you try to 
build from the sources?

There may be more possibilities to influence the behaviour using that level.

Regards Stefan

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