[aur-general] AUR and deb or other precompiled stuff

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Jun 4 04:33:57 EDT 2010

On 04/06/10 18:28, Ike Devolder wrote:
> in some recent updates of some packages you see more and more deb's or rpms
> or whatever being extracted and repacked for arch
> is there some aur guideline about this, i really don't like this development
> because why not take advantage of our bleeding edge gcc power
> if the source is there, why not build from it?
> in cases like opera it is understandable because it is not open source, but
> in some other cases like kalsamix i find it very disturbing
> maybe some other comments about this ?

I agree.  Everything should be built from source where possible.


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