[aur-general] Re-iterating the problem of AUR xorriso and Archlinux libisoburn

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Sat Sep 14 07:43:53 EDT 2013

On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 01:24:39PM +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> [...]
> Make package "xorriso" empty and depending on "libisoburn".
> Make "xorriso-tcltk" empty and depending on "libisoburn",
> "tcl", "Tk">=8.4, and "bwidget"
> Reasoning:
> That would put all future maintainance effort on the archlinux
> package "libisoburn".
> If "xorriso" would be removed, i assume that soon some user
> of grub-mkrescue would ask for such a package.
> I see all needed files in
>   https://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/libisoburn/files/
> Only the dependency on Tcl/Tk/Bwidget is missing (and
> inappropriate for a library).
> Is this possible at all ?
> Would a Trusted User be willing to teach me how to achieve it ? 

Why don't we simply drop xorriso and xorriso-tcltk from the AUR and add
Tcl/Tk/BWidget optdepends to libisoburn? Maybe also add both xorriso and
xorriso-tcltk as provides. Sounds like the right thing to do to me.

> Have a nice day :)
> Thomas

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