[aur-general] Searching a TU to maintain gqrx in [community]

Dominik Heidler dominik at heidler.eu
Sat May 10 02:32:09 EDT 2014

On 10. Mai 2014 00:08:21 MESZ, keenerd <keenerd at gmail.com> wrote:
>On 5/9/14, Dominik Heidler <dominik at heidler.eu> wrote:
>> I'm currently maintaining gqrx [1] in [aur]. The pkg has 20 votes and
>> would like to see it in community.
>> It would be really nice if someone would like to maintain it.
>Sure, I would like to do that.  And thank you for bringing it to our
>> You would also also need to maintain some dependencies:
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gr-osmosdr/
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/bladerf/
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gr-fcdproplus/
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/hackrf/
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gr-iqbal/
>I was planning to at some point (sooner rather than later) bring
>gr-osmosdr into [community] for better rtl-sdr support.  All of those
>listed deps are required by gr-osmosdr directly.  GQRX could basically
>get in "for free" after gr-osmosdr is packaged.
>My plan is to first package gr-osmosdr as an optdep for Gnu Radio.

It also might be a good idea to strip down gnuradio's optdeps a bit by creating a splitpkg for gnuradio-companion with non-optional deps to the gnuradio optdeps, that are currently only needed by companion.

>Then I can look at GQRX, but I don't see any problems on the horizon.

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