[aur-general] java pkgbuild

Ronald van Haren pressh at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 02:27:29 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Ronald van Haren<pressh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 8:20 AM, nathan owe.<ndowens04 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Allan McRae wrote:
>>> nathan owe. wrote:
>>>> i am trying to find an example java build on arch wiki, also been looking
>>>> at the forums. is there no example pkgbuild that i can copy and put in
>>>> /usr/share/pacman/
>>> There is none that I know of.   Most java packages just dump all their
>>> files in /usr/share/java/${pkgname}/ and add a launcher script to /usr/bin.
>>> Allan
>> k thx. i guess i can figure it out. another question. how long normally does
>> it take to be a TU. my main goal is just contributing to arch but being a TU
>> would be nice one day
> It really depends. Make sure you learn most he packaging tricks and

* most of the

> contribute to AUR. Once you are confident you know most tricks in the
> book and you think we are also confident you did, get in contact with
> one of the current TUs and ask them to sponsor you.
> Alternatively you may ask one at some point what they think you should
> improve before you apply to increase your chances.
> Ronald

I should proofread *before* I hit send, not after :-p


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