[aur-general] AUR and deb or other precompiled stuff
ndowens04 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 04:42:33 EDT 2010
@Philipp thanks for giving me the idea, I will see if I can find one,
though I am not 100% sure I will be able to since it is not actually on
Debian's site. Somebody built the package for the software author.
On 06/04/2010 02:36 AM, Philipp Überbacher wrote:
>> 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 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 ?
> Excerpts from Nathan O.'s message of 2010-06-04 10:29:56 +0200:
>> 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 work
> What about using debian patches? I don't know why they aren't upstream
> in the first place, but...
> At the moment I kind of understand it that alternatives to compiling are
> sought. gcc4.5.0 seems to not only introduce new warnings and errors but
> also bugs. I helped yesterday to hopefully nail a bad optimisation
> related one. Some call it insane to build a distro on a *.0 gcc.
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