[aur-general] Status of the Chromium/Chrome packages on AUR
bluepeppers at archlinux.us
Fri Sep 25 15:24:29 EDT 2009
Personally, I have found 11 (chromium-snapshot-64) to be perfect, with
a couple of glitches when upgrading. For 64 bit users, it seems to be
the best. However, I can't see the point in chromium-snapshot-64.
2009/9/25 Panos Filip <panosfilip at gmail.com>:
> On Friday 25 September 2009 22:07:46 Biru Ionut wrote:
>> Biru Ionut wrote:
>> > Panos wrote:
>> >> Hello to everyone!
>> >> I had recently created a thread on bbs.archlinux.org here
>> >> http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=79410
>> >> in order to discuss the situration for the numerous chromium packages
>> >> on AUR.
>> >> As I can see, they are getting more and more. I would like to make the
>> >> discussion on mailing list so that more people would participate.
>> >> The list:
>> >> 1 aur/chromium-browser 18.104.22.168~svn20090831r24879-1 (369)
>> >> 2 aur/chromium-browser-22.214.171.124 126.96.36.199~svn20090925r27181-1
>> >> (0) 3 aur/chromium-browser-dev r26808-1
>> >> (107) 4
>> >> aur/chromium-browser-inspector r26919-1
>> >> (22) 5 aur/chromium-browser-l10n
>> >> 188.8.131.52~svn20090924r27064-1 (6)
>> >> 6 aur/chromium-browser-svn `svn info /chromium/src/ | grep (8)
>> >> 7 aur/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-nonfree r26428-1 (39)
>> >> 8 aur/chromium-continuous -latest (46)
>> >> 9 aur/chromium-fresh -latest (25)
>> >> 10 aur/chromium-snapshot 27035-1 [27188-1] (439)
>> >> 11 aur/chromium-snapshot-64 27164-5 (110)
>> >> 12 aur/chromium-snapshot-64-last -6 (40)
>> >> 13 aur/chromium-snapshot-latest -3 (4)
>> >> 14 aur/cxchromium 0.9.0-3 (153)
>> >> 15 aur/iron 184.108.40.206-6 (61)
>> > is the second time today when i deleted 2). i've sent him both times
>> > emails but i think he just don't reads them. i believe that, like
>> > others, he just uploaded a new packages, just because 1) is out of date.
>> and to be clear enough, with the maintainer of 8,9 i've discussed in the
>> past about those packages, deleted one or two times one of them, but he
>> argue with me about the importance of them. some time he didn't upload
>> anything but surprise, he did it again.
> I agree with you. Those two are supposed to provide differently "matured"
> chromium, I suppose marked as "stable, testing, unstable" by Google or so.
> I really can't understand if they are both needed, since the meaning of
> "stability" in svn, and especially on a browser that is still experimental
> (but with satisfactory stability), is relative.
> For the chromium-snapshot one's, i'd propose to keep only the one that is
> autodownloaded (I guess it's no.13). But, it downloads only the 32bit package.
> No.12 does the same, but for the 64bit package.
> Panos Filip
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