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

Ole Jon Bjørkum mail at olejon.net
Wed Nov 4 17:22:38 UTC 2015

On Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 6:19 PM, Ralf Mardorf <info.mardorf at rocketmail.com>

> Simply recommend to use a helper, e.g.
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/yaourt/
> once yaourt is installed, the newbie could run
> yaourt -S foo
> However, the newbie should be aware that an upgraded library might require
> to rebuild software from AUR against the new library version.
> FWIW yaourt sometimes could fail when building in tmpfs.
> Regards,
> Ralf

I will add that as an option for those who want to use helpers.  I use
yaourt myself.

Nothing more to add to this thread now. Thanks everyone!

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