[aur-general] Bundled applications policy?
wormzy.tykashi at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 15:20:54 EST 2013
On 19 December 2013 18:44, Rashif Ray Rahman <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Just provide for and conflict with the relevant packages and you don't
> give anyone any trouble.
It's halfway there, it doesn't conflict with or provide theharvester
package, though that's something I was going to mention when I comment
about some changes they should make to the PKGBUILD (shouldn't be an
'any' package, binaries shouldn't be in /usr/sbin, etc.). I just
wanted to check that such packages are allowed before prompting them
to fix it up.
> But if this whole thing is a package of a real
> software collection (and not just a mash-up by a packager) then I see
> no problem.
It's the latter, the package pulls from two different, unrelated
sources and merges them into one package. The only thing is, neither
source is otherwise available on the AUR or official repositories (as
far as I can tell).
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