[aur-general] Status of the Chromium/Chrome packages on AUR

Biru Ionut biru.ionut at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 13:34:23 EDT 2009

On 09/26/2009 07:01 PM, Panos Filip wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 6:48 PM, Biru Ionut<biru.ionut at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On 09/26/2009 05:49 PM, Panos Filip wrote:
>>> I think he found the first PKGBUILD not good, and then, instead of fixing
>>> it, he disowned it and uploaded another one.
>>> Do you think it's a good idea to create a *wiki page* where we'll propose
>>> a
>>> universal way of building chromium packages ? Then, a TU or someone else
>>> who
>>> *can* maintain difficult PKGBUILDs, should upload them.
>> lets clean it :D.
>> i will let only one build from ubuntu ppa and only one build from google
>> bot.
>> I vote for chromium-browser-dev (ppa) and chromium-snapshot(google bot) and
>> chromium-browser-svn which is the only one that is building from source.
>> If chromium-browser-dev and chromium-snapshot doesn't have proper PKGBUILD
>> for building native 64/32 we should ask the maintainer do that well and if
>> he doesn't do that in couples of days, i will orphan it
>> what do you think about this?
>> --
>> Ionut
> Good idea. Three PKGBUILDs only then.
> The one is ready (chromium-browser-svn), so we don't have to take care about
> it, it's OK.
> The other two now: they must be autodownloading (like svn/git/cvs) the
> zip(googlebot) or deb (ppa) and 32 or 64bit according to system's $CARCH
> variable.
> For the first one (googlebot), I already have a PKGBUILD ready for
> suggestion. If the wikipage is going to be created, i'll post it.
> For the second one (ppa), it's more difficult because, as I 've tried,
> wget/curl/elinks (used in order to download the html code and parse it in
> order to find the latest package), need a lot of commands to clear the html
> code. And the names used by ppa are also huge.

here is the wiki: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Chromium_proposal


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