[aur-general] Wrote Small AUR Helper

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 21:08:47 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 9:24 PM, Nathan Owens <ndowens.aur at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/13/2011 07:46 PM, Brad Fanella wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 8:57 PM, Nathan Owens<ndowens.aur at gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>> I wrote a little AUR helper in C++, though currently it only downloads
>>> the
>>> tarball if the package name is valid. I am new to C++ and wanted to know
>>> if
>>> you thought the code was good. I was thinking about putting it in AUR,
>>> but
>>> figured I would asked for opinion first. Here is the url for the code:
>>> http://pastebin.com/aSW1awD4
>> Looks promising. Hopefully the C++ will give the helper a speed boost. :-)
>> But, err...
>> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewforum.php?id=27
> After I get an idea how to do a search function, I would add it to the
> program. Though I am of course very new to C++ since it is my first language
> to try and learn.
> Thanks for the kind reply to it.

Hey, looks like a great start to c++ :)
One thing to look into though is to see if you can interface with the
aur rpc interface. This would be a nice "next step" towards a proper
aur helper imo.

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