[aur-general] arduino cleanup

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 30 02:56:33 CET 2010

On 30 November 2010 09:31, PyroPeter <abi1789 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hello AUR users!
> I borrowed an arduino recently and found the *arduino*-part of
> the AUR to be very messy. Here are my findings:
> ## arduino64-updated [1]
> Outdated for ages, the copy of a copy of the arduino-PKGBUILD.
> Can be deleted.
> ## arduino64 [2] and arduino [3]
> The difference is difficult to find, the descriptions do not help in
> any way. arduino depends on avrdude, while arduino64 includes an
> outdated, but patched avrdude from the Arduino-project.
> I wrote an architecture-independent PKGBUILD that could replace
> arduino and an adapted one that includes the patched avrdude.
> It could replace arduino64.
> I am not sure about the naming of the two new packages, but I think
> it would make sense to call the package with included avrdude "arduino",
> because the Arduino SDK includes avrdude by default.
> The other one could be called "arduino_unpatched". (I am using an
> underscore here to distinguish it from the "mainname-modulename"
> notation used by arduino-onewire (which is an add-on for arduino)
> tl,dr: arduino64 can be deleted, I would like arduino to be orphaned.
> ## arduino-pyro [4]
> I uploaded my new PKGBUILD for the arduino-without-avrdude package
> under this name to get feedback.
> It can be deleted.
> Regards, PyroPeter
> [1] arduino64-updated https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=32041
> [2] arduino64 https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24053
> [3] arduino https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=8388
> [4] arduino-pyro https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=43902

Wow. The last time I used my Duemilanove, there were no such issues.
Probably because the package used the internal avrdude.

Anyway, +1. Call the patched arduino 'arduino-syslibs' with the
description including "(uses system avrdude)".

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