[aur-general] disowning a couple of packages

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 20:03:55 EST 2012

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:32 PM, A Rojas <nqn1976list at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thomas Dziedzic wrote:
>> If you plan on adopting sage-mathematics, you should know that it is
>> currently unbuildable on archlinux, and some other newer distros due
>> to how it is built.
>> It is currently out of date, and you wont be able to update it without
>> fixing this.
> I could build 4.8 succesfully (on x86_64) by commenting out the line "touch
> spkg/installed/ppl-0.11.2" in the PKGBUILD.
>  I really hope someone can keep maintaining this in [community], it is a
> pain to build (took more than 3 hours and almost all free disk space here)
> and the binaries from www.sagemath.org are incompatible with Arch (the
> Fedora one gives a missing _md5 module, and the Ubuntu one simply
> segfaults).

The i686 build fails even with that option commented out.
I think building on x86_64 still works.

There is an online version of sage at http://www.sagenb.org/

Sorry, but I stand by my decision and will not be maintaining sage any longer.

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