[aur-general] AUR 3.0.0 released

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Sun Jun 1 11:15:23 EDT 2014

On Sun, Jun 01, 2014 at 10:10:35AM -0500, Doug Newgard wrote:
> On 2014-06-01 10:09, Johannes Löthberg wrote:
> >On 01/06, Doug Newgard wrote:
> >>In the AUR, you specifically build packages to install them. When
> >>building for binary repos, you build them to upload them for others to
> >>install them. HUGE difference.
> >
> >The AUR is a repository for hosting PKGBUILDs for packages not in the
> >repos. Do not conflate the purpose of the AUR with your use of it.
> For my use? Or for how nearly everyone uses it? Come on now, do you really
> believe that they main use of the AUR is to run unofficial repos?

Consider the idea that the current use of the AUR is the way it is due
to the long time lack of support for split packages. I tend to agree
with Johannes here.

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