[aur-general] UnMerge request mpv-player-git vs. mpv-git
sl1pkn07 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 7 14:08:54 EDT 2013
Mpv-build-git use different reppsitory and build method. I've send new
thread to unmerge mpv-build-git
El 07/09/2013 19:31, "Maxime Gauduin" <alucryd at gmail.com> escribió:
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Jerome Leclanche <adys.wh at gmail.com>
> > I'm admittedly having trouble understanding the use of such a package
> > (over simply using -git libs, which, despite what you claim, seldom
> > break existing package — and if they do, well, stop using -git
> > packages in the first place). Is it useful to so many people that it
> > has to be on the AUR? The package had little activity at all.
> > Should we start having this type of packages for a bunch more apps?
> > Anyway, regardless of all that, "mpv-player-git" is a terrible name for
> > J. Leclanche
> > On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Rob Til Freedmen
> > <rob.til.freedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Merging those packages doesn't make sense at all!
> > >
> > > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mpv-git/
> > > This package uses dynamically linked system libs
> > >
> > > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mpv-player-git/
> > > This package uses statically linked libs from git
> > > It has also lots of comments to guide users in building &
> > >
> > > If you're really want to take choice from users,
> > > this would be a better package for merging with mpv-player-git
> > >
> > > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mpv-build-git/
> People using git packages should expect and know how to deal with breakage.
> Packages like mpv-player-git or mpv-build-git do not belong in AUR, they
> belong to the 'extremely specialized' category mentioned on . Your
> argument about 'taking choices from users' does not stand, 3 votes iirc
> means only 2 people apart from you used it, same with mpv-build-git which
> has 2 votes. There are but a few people who may want statically linked
> libs, and people who know they need this should be smart enough to write
> their own PKGBUILD locally, there's no point in guiding them. I'll be
> deleting mpv-build-git too, and btw, those are terrible names indeed.
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