[aur-general] AUR and deb or other precompiled stuff
ndowens04 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 04:39:45 EDT 2010
I understand, and I am not trying to attack either, just wanted to
clarify why I am trying the deb file to attempt to get it to work. See
kamix was the previous version, kalsamix is the updated name version, so
I am trying to get it to work in case something may depend on it or
somebody wants it.
On 06/04/2010 03:37 AM, Ike Devolder wrote:
> i'm sorry if this is somekind of attack on your effort to keep this packages
> up to date
> it was just your message about kalsamix that triggered my concern about deb
> packages since i saw more of this.
> 2010/6/4 Nathan O.<ndowens04 at gmail.com>
>> First I just wanted to clear this, I would normally build from source, but
>> if it doesn't work I will attempt at a deb package, but even that doesn't
>> On 06/04/2010 03:28 AM, Ike Devolder wrote:
>>> in some recent updates of some packages you see more and more deb's or
>>> or whatever being extracted and repacked for arch
>>> is there some aur guideline about this, i really don't like this
>>> 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,
>>> in some other cases like kalsamix i find it very disturbing
>>> maybe some other comments about this ?
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