[aur-general] kernels packages

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Thu Mar 4 16:31:54 EST 2010

Am Thu, 4 Mar 2010 19:38:22 +0100
schrieb Mirco Chinelli <infinity89.linux at gmail.com>:

> In the last days i have experienced some problems with kernel26-bfs
> and relative nvidia drivers. I don't think it's packagers' fault. But
> the only way I used to make the kernel package  work it out is to use
> the PKGBUILD from the arch repository adapted to my needs.PKGBUILD
> for splitted packages is the main difference. I guess that could
> reduce maintainers' workload. I read we can't use this way to make
> packages, but why?

Simply because AUR can't handle split packages.
See and vote here: http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/16394?project=2

But in the meantime it's not that hard to revert the kernel26 split
package to a single package.


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