[aur-general] AUR 1.8.1 - Can No Longer Upload Packages
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Sun Mar 13 23:18:34 EDT 2011
On Mon 14 Mar 2011 03:44 +0100, Heiko Baums wrote:
> Am Sun, 13 Mar 2011 19:20:04 -0700
> schrieb Tony C <crt.011 at gmail.com>:
> > pkgname=lft
> > pkgver=3.31
> > pkgrel=1
> > pkgdesc="A layer four traceroute implementing numerous other features"
> > arch=('i686' 'x86_64')
> > license=('custom')
> > url="http://oppleman.com/lft/"
> The new url is: http://pwhois.org/lft/
> > depends=('glibc' 'libpcap>=1.0.0')
> And you should remove the versioned dependency in AUR. This can have
> bad effects for the users if the system gets updated by pacman -Syu or
> yaourt -Syua or the like.
> Arch Linux is a rolling release distro which has only one version of a
> package in the repos and you can assume that people keep their systems
> I don't know if there's a reason for those versioned dependencies for
> the devs and TUs in the binary repos but in AUR they are usually not
> necessary and useful.
> Glibc can also be removed from depends, because it's already in the
> base group.
What does any of that have to do with a problem uploading the package?
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