[aur-general] Update request for supertuxkart

Sven-Hendrik Haase jheaton at archlinux.us
Sat Nov 19 00:24:51 EST 2011

On 11/19/2011 06:22 AM, Heiko Baums wrote:
> Am Sat, 19 Nov 2011 02:17:10 +0100
> schrieb Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com>:
>> A better solution is likely to package irrlicht straight from svn but
>> I'm not sure I feel comfortable with that.
>> It would at least need to conflict.
> This is what upstream of supertuxkart has written:
> "note that at this time SuperTuxKart uses irrlicht trunk, so you may
> need to build and install irrlicht from their SVN. We hope irrlicht 1.8
> will be released soon and then distributions can start including it in
> their repositories"
> http://supertuxkart.sourceforge.net/Installation
> And here is a thread in the forums of irrlicht upstream about that:
> http://irrlicht.sourceforge.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=37207&start=210
> To the question "When is 1.8 due to get out ?" someone replied among
> others: "You can get the SVN right now, conveniently through Irrlicht
> Nightly Builds."
> So maybe you should indeed still hold off updating both. I mean
> supertuxkart 0.7 works and there are -svn packages in AUR if someone
> needs them. I just didn't know about the dependency issues.
> Heiko
Alright then. In general, if an Arch package isn't updated, there
usually is a good reason.

-- Sven-Hendrik

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