[aur-general] Delete ttf-formata

Lukas Jirkovsky l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Fri May 2 10:21:21 EDT 2014

There's no problem for providing PKGBUILD in AUR as long as it does
not download from an illegal source or otherwise advertise illegal

You can always create a PKGBUILD that states only the file name in the
source array and which requires users to manually download the file.
There are many PKGBUILDs that does that. An interesting solution is
used by many packages for games from the Humble Indie Bundle:


On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 4:35 AM, Gabriel B. Casella <gbc921 at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, techinically,
> if I can get this font by a third-party website that offers it for free, to
> personal use, can I pack?
> ---
> *Gabriel B. Casella <http://gbc921.github.io/>*
> "Nothing is impossible, impossible just takes longer"
> On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 12:38 AM, Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info>wrote:
>> On 2014-04-30 22:37, Felix Yan wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 22:30:24 Doug Newgard wrote:
>>>> That's the thing about the AUR, you're not redistributing it. You're
>>>> just providing a link to it and a method of installation.
>>> The package was downloading the font from his own github repo, so he *is*
>>> redistributing it. Not to mention that the font is actually a commercial
>>> font
>>> that has a price tag in the descriptive url.
>>> Regards,
>>> Felix Yan
>> Ah, yeah, that would do it.

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