[aur-general] How to install dependency that is in AUR

Ole Jon Bjørkum mail at olejon.net
Wed Nov 4 15:54:07 UTC 2015

Thanks. I am well aware of AUR packaging. I just hadn't built a package
with a dependency that is in AUR, not in the repos.

This package is not for me, but for uploading to AUR.

So you are suggesting I use the PKGBUILD of the depdency package as a
template in my own PKBUILD to build it, then?


On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 4:47 PM, G. Schlisio <g.schlisio at dukun.de> wrote:

> Am 04.11.2015 um 16:35 schrieb Ole Jon Bjørkum:
> > Is it okay to do it in the prepare() function in PKGBUILD?
> >
> > I did it like this and it works:
> >
> > wget https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/snapshot/libgcrypt11.tar.gz
> -O
> > $srcdir/libgcrypt11.tar.gz
> > tar -zxvf $srcdir/libgcrypt11.tar.gz
> > cd $srcdir/libgcrypt11
> > makepkg -sri
> >
> > Thanks!
> ok, at first: welcome to archlinux. it seems you are bloody new here.
> why dont you take your time to read some starter info in the wiki,
> before getting deeper into things?
> an (incomplete) recommendation:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacman
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pkgbuild
> you should read and understand concepts like dependencies/shared
> libraries and then check back (use forums and mail archives first,
> please) if questions remain.
> also, if posting on the mailing lists of archlinux, please bottom post
> (post your reply under the respective message).
> you also do not need to quote the entire message or even the whole
> conversation.
> hope, this helps.

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