[aur-general] AUR 4 package search doesn't work

Marcel Korpel marcel.korpel at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 19:25:59 UTC 2015

* Ralf Mardorf <info.mardorf at rocketmail.com> (Sun, 5 Jul 2015 21:08:00
> when using the AUR 4 search machine for "Name, Description" or "Name"
> and "Out of Date All", the keyword "lightscribe" does find "4l", but
> it doesn't find "lightscribe" and "lightscribe-labeler".

The latter two are not in AUR4 yet, so package search doesn't find
them. 4l has lightscribe in its description.

> Assumed for AUR 3 PKGBUILDs were available for 32-bit and 64-bit
> architecture, there were requests to make those split PKGBUILDs one
> for both architectures, does it make sense to provide the PKGBUILDs
> for AUR 4 with dropped 64-bit architecture and to provide 32-bit
> architecture only?
> We could argue that it's better somebody maintains 32-bit PKGBUILDs
> only, instead of completely dropping software, OTOH Arch claims
> to support 32-bit and 64-bit architecture and it looks like a step
> backwards to provide 32-bit architecture and to drop the newer 64-bit
> architecture.

You can (and should) use separate source arrays, nowadays, so what do
you mean by split packages?

Best, Marcel

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