[aur-general] NVIDIA drivers

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Thu Jan 24 22:07:33 EST 2013

Oon-Ee Ng wrote:

>On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 6:34 AM, Maxime Gauduin <alucryd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That means downloading the x86_64 blob 2 times and the
>> i686 one 1 time (I'm using a dkms version to not download them one more
>> time for each of my kernels).
>Symlinks, man....
>I fail to see the benefit beyond download size (which symlinks solve).
>AUR helpers do a fundamentally tough job and 'because its easier for
>them' isn't really an argument I think, especially with the bash
>hackery some PKGBUILDs use.

/etc/makepkg.conf -> SRCDEST

Set that to the directory of your choice and all source files should be saved
there. Common sources will be automatically detected.

(yeah, via symlinks... but if this is the approach that you meant, it wasn't

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