[aur-general] Going to submit my first AUR package dvtm-git
shiningxc at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 06:38:21 EST 2009
On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 11:41 AM, garfiield <garfiield at garfiield.net> wrote:
> Like the subject says, I am going to submit my first AUR
> package dvtm-git . But before I do that I would like to get some
> questions answered.
> Although dvtm  in AUR has the description "Dynamic virtual terminal
> manager", I have chosen "Tiling window management for the console" as
> the description of my package. My reason for choosing this description
> is that _I think_ it is more descriptive than just giving the meaning of
> the abbreviation "dvtm" (like the dvtm package does).
> * Should I go with my own description of the package or use the same
> description as the dvtm package? (Maybe add some information to inform
> that the source is a Git repository?)
- your description is just fine, it is indeed more descriptive
- the git part should already be obvious from package name
> * What other improvements should or can I do to the package?
Looks perfect to me after just reading it.
Maybe I wouldn't have used a scriptlet just to display this :
echo "The configuration of dvtm is done by creating a custom"
echo "config.h and (re)compiling the source code."
I guess I would just put a comment in the pkgbuild. But it's up to
you, there is not only one way to do things :)
And another personal opinion : I find packages cumbersome when I have
to change source code a lot :)
But in that case, once you achieved a decent config, it's alright.
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