[aur-general] Definition of categories
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Wed Sep 1 22:03:34 EDT 2010
On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Stefan Husmann
<stefan-husmann at t-online.de>wrote:
> Am 01.09.2010 20:08, schrieb PyroPeter:
> > Hello subscribers,
> > imo its hard to decide which category to use for some packages.
> > E.g. a browser: Should it be categorized as "network" or "x11"?
> > Is there a exact definition of these categorys somewhere?
> > If not, one should be written.
> > Regards, PyroPeter
> AFAIK not. The categories aare for better searching in AUR only,
> they have no technical reason in pacman. therefore the issue seems
> not important enough for someone writing an exact definitions document.
> Regards Stefan
Even if it isn't important, I tend to put my packages under a category that
is closest to the categories available. If an application is used for the
internet, I put it under Network.
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