[aur-general] Delete rEFIt package

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 05:55:39 EDT 2012

Op 16-03-12 07:14, Keshav P R schreef:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 00:24, Ike Devolder <ike.devolder at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Op 15-03-12 17:49, Keshav P R schreef:
>>> Hi,
>>>      rEFIt[1] has not been updated in over two years by upstream, does
>>> not build under linux (any distro) as of now, and is orphaned. I have
>>> uploaded refind-x86_64[2] which is a fork of rEFIt. It currently
>>> builds under linux and contains bugfixes. Please delete the rEFIt
>>> package. Thanks in advance.
>>> Regards.
>>> Keshav
>>> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=14837
>>> [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=57632
>> is it also not building with the patches of the debian tracker ?
>> i dont have enough time to search for solutions
>> i was trying to build gnu-efi and thatone already failed
>> do you have fixes for thatone ?
> No. I haven't tried rEFIt with debian patches. But I had never
> maintained the package for a start.
> About gnu-efi (I maintain it in AUR), it builds perfectly in my system
> (tried today, x86_64 with gcc-multilib, although multilib is not
> necessary for gnu-efi). Can you post the build log from your system?
> Can you delete the existing source dir and try compiling again.
> If you want to compile 32-bit gnu-efi libs in 64-bit system (with
> multilib), the build system does not support that. You may have to
> modify the Makefiles to compile the 32-bit libs in a multilib system
> (-m32 and stuff)
> Regards.
> Keshav

ok gnu-efi did work after all, dont know what happend when i tried to
build this week

i did manage to get refit build again and will upload the new pkgbuild
so for the moment i dont think removal is the way to go


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