[aur-general] libusb request

BxS bxsbxs at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 12:32:39 EDT 2012

On 06/06/2012 05:19 PM, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Evangelos Foutras
> <evangelos at foutrelis.com>  wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:57 PM, BxS<bxsbxs at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> aur give this: "libusb is on the package blacklist, please check if it's
>>> available in the official repos."
>>> Why? libusb isn't any more in the official repos.
>>> Arch now have libusbx, but I still need libusb to at least test some
>>> software to see if it works well with it, because libusbx may be the
>>> present/future but so far officially only in Arch...
>> There's a script [1] that updates the blacklist in the database. After
>> its next run, you should be able to upload libusb to the AUR.
>> [1] https://projects.archlinux.org/aur.git/tree/scripts/aurblup/aurblup.c
> I spoke too soon. It appears that the script also adds
> provides/replaces to the database, so the AUR still won't accept
> libusb.
> If it's just for testing, you can build libusb locally; there isn't
> much benefit to pushing it to the AUR.
Ok, I understand, I probably will put it in my personal stuff, so no 
need to AUR, if in some way libusbx breaks apps that use libusb (and 
libusb still exist at that time and I still need it) then I may add it 
but with a name like libusb_compatibility.

Best Regards,

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