[aur-general] advice wanted on "surf" package

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 16:04:14 EDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 9:00 PM, Ray Kohler <ataraxia937 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> dwm was one of the very few softwares I never used a PKGBUILD for and
>> don't recommend using one.
>> And the problem you just described is one of the reasons.
> It's a little off-topic, but what did you actually do with dwm, then?
> Use the upstream build system, or script your own? Install into
> /usr/local, /usr, or somewhere else? hg tip or stable version from
> tarballs? Basically, I'm asking whether, in the case where you decide
> not to use a PKGBUILD, do you then follow upstream's installation
> recommendations, or roll your own?

- upstream build system
- hg tip
- /usr/local

Then I would regularly compare my custom config with the default one,
to track the changes.

And I think that was following upstream recommendations.

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