[aur-general] pandoc in community vs. pandoc-bin

Javier Vasquez j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 02:51:49 UTC 2015

On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 6:43 PM, Javier Vasquez <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 4:19 PM, Karol Blazewicz
> <karol.blazewicz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 10:27 PM, Javier Vasquez
>> <j.e.vasquez.v at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Sorry for the question, but I'd like to understand if pandoc-bin in
>>> AUR offers something the new pandoc in community doesn't.
>> Try to find out what compile options does the upstream -bin one use or
>> ask on pandoc mailing list. BTW, http://pandoc.org/installing.html
>> links to a nonexistent AUR package instead to the brand new pandoc
>> package from the repos.
> It sounds the old AUR package "haskell-pandoc" pointed by
> "http://pandoc.org/installing.html", which is no longer available, is
> the same new community "pandoc" package.  How complete or incomplete
> is that pandoc package I wouldn't know.  Installing from source uses
> "cabal", whereas the PKGBUILD for pandoc uses "runhaskell" directly
> with several options.
> I'm not a haskell guy, so I can't tell, but it seems that pandoc plus
> other community pandoc packages, might be equivalent to the pandoc-bin
> in AUR...
> I'll just try it out.
> Thanks all,
> --
> Javier

Oh well, dependencies, :-)  pandoc-bin doesn't require a bunch of
haskell packages, while pandoc (pandoc-haskell) does.  So I'll stick
with pandoc-bin, :-)

Thanks to all again,


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