[aur-general] cairo-compmgr in [community]

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Mon Mar 28 07:17:00 EDT 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 12:16 PM, Florian Pritz
<bluewind at server-speed.net>wrote:

> > I did not noticed cairo-compmgr in [community] has switched to git
> > version. I'm maintaining the cairo-compmgr-git [1] in AUR. Maybe there
> > is some redundancy and the git version may be deleted. However if this
> > only a temporary situation awaiting for a new upstream release then the
> > AUR package should be kept.
> >
> > Does somebody know more about this package?
> It doesn't compile with our vala anymore and there have been multiple vala
> related patches and also some refactoring iirc. It was easier to use git
> than try to backport the patches.
> Especially after taking a look at their bug tracker [1] and git repo
> (hardly any recent commits) I didn't feel like getting in touch with
> upstream would help a lot. Maybe I'll contact them next week end.
> [1] http://cairo-compmgr.tuxfamily.org/bugs/

Yes I've seen what the situation was while handling the previous vala
increment (cairo-compmgr was still in AUR at that time iirc). The code has
been updated since and was working untill the switch to the newer vala

Cédric Girard

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