[aur-general] TU Application - Seblu

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sun Jan 23 06:17:17 EST 2011

On Sun 23 Jan 2011 11:53 +0200, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
> On 01/22/2011 08:35 PM, Loui Chang wrote:
> >On Sat 22 Jan 2011 19:03 +0100, Ronald van Haren wrote:
> >>Seriously? Since when is adding a package that is already in the repos
> >>with a different configure flag a good idea? We don't even allow this
> >>in the AUR...
> >
> >Seriously. While it's not ideal, it has been done.
> >I would consider it the same as including bin/lib32 packages just to
> >include things like wine or whatever. The [community] repo is intended
> >for this kind of experimentation and freedom.
> >
> >I think awesomewm has enough of a user base to justify such measures if
> >a TU is willing to maintain it.
> While are you at this add firefox/thunderbird cairo system support. It has
> enough user base and a lot of complains about fonts that are not consistent
> with system, doesn't matter if firefox/tb is broken.
> We can do this </sarcasm>

Sure, why not? This doesn't compare with awesome though, which doesn't
exist in the repos, and actually requires cairo-xcb. Firefox is
available in the repos and your font issues can likely be worked around.
At least I have no problems with fonts there.

> >I'm starting to get a bit peeved with people confusing [community] and
> >[unsupported] with the [core] and [extra] bits.

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