[aur-general] Wrote Small AUR Helper

Nathan Owens ndowens.aur at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 23:01:00 EST 2011

On 01/13/2011 08:08 PM, Thomas Dziedzic wrote:
> 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.
Yep :) I am currently trying to figure out what I can use to be able to 
do that with. Though that would be I guess my next release.

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