[aur-general] astrolog package errors

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Thu Mar 15 18:40:21 EDT 2012

Am Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:22:40 -0400 (EDT)
schrieb Jude DaShiell <jdashiel at shellworld.net>:

> The source file astrolog.dat is not one to delete from the build of
> the astrolog package.  At a minimum it ought to go
> into /usr/share/astrolog since it is a configuration file the
> installed astrolog package will use if it finds it in the right
> place.  The default for astrolog is to look for astrolog.dat in the
> astrolog directory right under the user's home directory.  By default
> the ephemeris files also go into that astrolog directory as well.  I
> think I can write myself an astrolog setup script which would do
> these things after a successful installation.  The ephemeris files
> are in ephemall.zip and by default astrolog will use them if they're
> found.  It's possible to edit astrolog.h and change some or all of
> these defaults but untouched that's where things go.  For myself, I'd
> store charts in /home/jude/astrolog/charts so that requires at least
> one edit before building when I build it on slackware.  The ultimate
> value of astrolog.dat is that it provides a user with a correct
> starting template to use for configuration.

Wouldn't it be better to write an AUR comment for this package? I guess
discussing this with the package maintainer would be better.


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