[aur-general] Deletion request
girard.cedric at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 09:49:36 EST 2010
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Stefan Husmann <stefan-husmann at t-online.de
> Am 13.12.2010 01:33, schrieb Seblu:
> > On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 12:24 AM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com>
> >> On Mon 13 Dec 2010 00:14 +0100, Seblu wrote:
> >>> Delete package : oracle 11gR1-1
> >>> (
> >>> Because, it's orphan, it's out-of-date, source link is broken
> >>> (==cannot be built).
> >> Well, I must have deleted the source file in a recent cleanup. Sources
> >> should not be hosted on the AUR. Otherwise let whoever the new
> >> maintainer may be fix the PKGBUILD to retrieve sources remotely.
> > Ok my bad. I don't see it was a local link...
> > By trying to update this package i discovered that we need an oracle
> > account and accept a license to be able to download the Zip files
> > needed to installation.
> > I don't believe this is simply scriptable in a PKGBUILD. So, we can:
> > 1 - Delete the package
> > 2 - Update the package and asking to user which want to build package
> > to manually download zip files from oracle.com
> > What would you prefer?
> I would prefer the latter.
There is a similar case with packages like steinberg-vst . The package
just assumes the source are already downloaded in the build directory as
explained in comment.
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