[aur-general] [RFC] No compress aur packages before installing

Karol Blazewicz karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Thu May 29 20:00:46 EDT 2014

On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 1:44 AM, Timofey Titovets <nefelim4ag at gmail.com> wrote:
> When yaourt install packages from AUR, he do this steps:
> [1]. Download archive file with PKGBUILD to install
> [2]. Extract package and do compile || download & etc
> [3]. Compress package to install it with using packman
> [4]. Run pacman
> [5]. Pacman >extract< files, and install hims.
> I think if we can remove [3], this is speed up installing || upgrading
> process from AUR.
> --
> Best regards,
> Timofey.

Compression is not mandatory. I don't to this, I use a tar archive:

$ grep PKGEXT /etc/makepkg.conf

yaourt is just one of the available AUR helpers. It's not being
developed by Arch developers. You can suggest changes upstream

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