[aur-general] When does a package need -svn?
xyne at archlinux.ca
Sun Apr 26 08:59:16 EDT 2009
Andrei Thorp <garoth at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some other options:
> - He could have a "hidden" folder somewhere with the sources. He then
> could just not tell people about that.
> - You could do some serious hacks and have a script click through the
> download dialog and get the source as a human would. Bad for
> The SVN route is pretty good, I think.
I initially thought about the "secret" direct link too but that really
would ruin his nag system as Philipp mentioned because the direct link
would eventually become common knowledge.
I agree that the SVN checkout is probably the best compromise in
absence of a direct link to the tarball.
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