[aur-general] PKGBUILD URL has changed

Rémy Oudompheng remy at archlinux.org
Sat Feb 26 21:37:59 EST 2011

On 2011/2/26 Justin Davis <jrcd83 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just wanted to let AUR helper authors (or other AUR enthusiasts)
> know that the PKGBUILD URL has changed on the AUR. All AUR helpers
> should update your code. I knew the AUR was updated recently but I did
> not realize that the URLs were changed for PKGBUILDs until I looked
> carefully at the AUR and the new patches. I found out earlier today
> and wanted to help others who might wonder why their AUR software
> slowly starts to break.
> The old scheme was: /packages/<name>/<name>/PKGBUILD
> The new scheme is: /packages/<name>/PKGBUILD

The URL for tarballs is
and I don't think this has ever changed in the past months

I don't think anyone is downloading mere PKGBUILDs and doing anything
useful with that: PKGBUILDs are useless without their associated


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