[aur-general] Compiz reform

Rob McCathie korrode at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 05:40:30 EST 2014

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> Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2014 10:59:21 +0100
> From: Florian Dejonckheere <florian at floriandejonckheere.be>
> To: AUR General <aur-general at archlinux.org>
> Subject: [aur-general] Compiz reform
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> Compiz has been dropped from [community] for over a year. It's time to
> clean up the fragmented packages. I suggest the following changes:
> - Merge all 'compiz' packages (compiz, compiz-pure etc.) into
> 'compiz-core', make that one DE independant.
> - Create either spinoffs of that package built for DEs (gnome, gtk, kde) or
> use a split package ? la backintime-{gnome,gtk,kde4} (which I prefer)
> - Standalone decorator packages for gnome, gtk, kde, emerald
> - Rename plugins from 'compiz-fusion-plugins-*' to 'compiz-plugins-*'
> following upstream
> We also seem to have a lot of -dev and -bzr packages for compiz++ (aka
> compiz 0.9). To me it makes more sense to rename all -dev packages to
> compiz++, since compiz-0.9 is (or rather, was) the next-gen version of
> compiz, rather than a development version.
> Besides that, almost all PKGBUILDs have to be updated to match modern
> standards.
> - Florian

Just try not to flip-out on me too much when you see my convoluted
compiz-xfce package, Florian. :D

Rob McCathie (korrode)

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