[aur-general] When does a package need -svn?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 24 04:11:07 EDT 2009

Ray Rashif wrote:
> Uploading the tarball elsewhere is not an option at all since it goes
> against the author's intentions. SVN will have to do for now; script in the
> checkout as per normal under build() and not as in an svn buildscript.

Actually, it is distributed under the GPL, so that is techniqually 
fine... In fact, to distribute binaries, you have have to host the 
source yourself.


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