[aur-general] oDesk created archlinux packages!
stephen at q5comm.com
Fri Aug 27 03:47:25 EDT 2010
On Fri, 27 Aug 2010 08:42:51 +0100
Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 08:36, Nathan Wayde <kumyco at konnichi.com>
> > 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 :-(
Should I modify my package to install or repackage their package?
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