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

Ralf Mardorf info.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Thu Nov 5 10:36:51 UTC 2015

On Thu, 5 Nov 2015 11:15:46 +0100, Félix Piédallu wrote:
>> If they can't figure out that AUR packages may depend on other AUR
>> packages, they really have no business running Arch.
>That's not how Linux will become user-friendly.

It's not Arch's policy to make Linux user-friendly.

"Whereas many GNU/Linux distributions attempt to be more user-friendly,
Arch Linux has always been, and shall always remain user-centric." -

We indeed should avoid a harsh tone of voice, but de facto only one
subscriber just contributed a harsh tone of voice. He's known to do
that now and then, but usually we aren't sensitive plants and don't
make mountains out of molehills. Nobody's perfect. However, the above
quote is _not_ harsh, it's just reflects the information given by the

Also from the Wiki:

Arch "is suited to anyone with a do-it-yourself attitude that's willing
to spend some time reading the documentation and solving their own
problems." (btw. shouldn't it read "who's willing"? English isn't my
native language)

I like to add, there's no need to be a power user, nerd or coder ;).


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