[aur-general] [aur-dev] AUR 3.5.0 released

Connor Behan connor.behan at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 00:24:19 UTC 2014

On 23/11/14 06:54 PM, David Phillips wrote:
>> Consider this is the beginning of my efforts to deprecate mkaurball. Of
>> of the pacman 4.2.0, mkaurball will be obsolete and will likely be
>> replaced with a script which just yells at you to use makepkg instead.
> I'm confused. Would someone like to clear this up for me? I thought
> that mkaurball was becoming the favoured method of making source
> packages for the AUR? Wasn't it fairly recent that we switched from
> `makepkg --source` to `mkaurball`?
Mkaurball was a temporary way to improve the AUR between pacman
releases. The makepkg script that comes with pacman 4.2.0 will contain
the exact same functionality.

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