[aur-general] Remove or split?

Maxime Gauduin alucryd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 09:36:21 EDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-07-19 at 08:05 -0400, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> I have an AUR package (p4v) which installs several binaries for the
> package. However, Perforce removed a binary and put it in its own
> installer. I will create an installer for it but what should I do for
> the p4v installer? Perforce says they remove the binary in their
> Windows installer. I should probably do the same but I should at least
> tell them what happened, right? And do I just do an 'rm'?
> Should I create a so-called split package and install both? I'm loathe
> to do this, as I for one don't actually use p4sandbox.

Whatever suits you best, you can create 2 PKGBUILDs, or a single split
PKGBUILD. I would do the latter if the binary comes/is built from he
same tarball as the rest. If you deem it can be removed altogether, yeah
rm will do.


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