[aur-general] Please remove cov-analysis-bin (no download)

Johannes Dewender arch at JonnyJD.net
Sun Jan 12 09:55:13 EST 2014

Am 12.01.2014 14:11, schrieb Evgeniy Alekseev:
> On Sunday 12 January 2014 12:43:47 Johannes Dewender wrote:
>> Pleare remove
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/cov-analysis-bin/
>> from the AUR.
>> I created the package and was the last maintainer.
>> However, upstream removed any possibility to download even the binary of
>> the tool without logging in.
>> So there is no sense to include it in the AUR anymore.
>> Note that https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/coverity-submit/
>> is still available since that tool is open source.
>> That tool only makes sense when one also installs cov-analysis from some
>> other source (manually, without AUR), though.
> It may be kept in AUR. For example, some packages, such as vmd, ttf-win7-
> fonts, require a preload of source files. In this case to install a package
> you need download tarball, download source files and build and install it
> using makepkg (not automatical tools like packer or yaourt).
> Do you still want to remove this package?

Yes. the package does nothing more than extracting the tarball to /opt.


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