[aur-general] oDesk created archlinux packages!

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Fri Aug 27 03:42:51 EDT 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 08:36, Nathan Wayde <kumyco at konnichi.com> wrote:
> On 27/08/10 08:30, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 08:15, Stephen Weinberg<stephen at q5comm.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> My package, godesk (http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=37635), is
>>> no longer needed. Apparently the archlinux community (maybe only me)
>>> pestered them enough for them to decide to make official packages!
>>> (http://www.odesk.com/community/node/234) This new edition was
>>> apparently created at the expense of the static version.
>>> At the bottom of the page it says "oDesk supports the following Linux
>>> versions: Ubuntu 8.10+, Debian 4+, Fedora 9+ and OpenSuse 11+." It does
>>> not say archlinx... but I guess it is a start.
>> Of course I couldn't use any of the AUR package managers (bauerbill,
>> paktahn, yaurt, etc) to get their package :-(
>> Could you pester them a little bit more to get them to maintain a
>> source package on AUR? ;-)
>> /M
> no need, check that link: http://www.odesk.com/community/node/234 again near
> the bottom.
> it's inside a zip file but meh.

My concern is more about using tools to automatically get updates.  I see no
way of using any established tools to do that :-(


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