[aur-general] Remove ardour3-svn

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Mon Dec 20 18:05:16 EST 2010

On 21 December 2010 06:30, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
> I don't agree with him. Any real archer will want to use a PKGBUILD to do this.
> Removing it from the AUR will just force people to recreate the same PKGBUILD
> themselves and for no good reason. Admittedly the AUR in combination with the
> various AUR helpers makes it easy for a casual user to install the package, but
> I don't think there will be a wave of disinterested users installing the
> package. Plus those very same AUR helpers make it trivial to quickly update to
> the latest version with a single command.
> I recommend leaving it on the AUR while making it *very* clear that it is
> strictly for development and testing, and that users should subscribe to the
> upstream mailing list.
> You could do this by including very visible instructions in the post_install
> message (along with a once-off post_update message to inform existing users).
> This is only my opinion though. I'm interested in the other TUs' views.

I used to warn and advise against uploading any kind of buildscript
for ardour3. I believe I was wrong. I believe the biggest headache a
PKGBUILD solves is dependencies. So +1 this stays with post-install

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