[aur-general] Name for an (almost) fake package

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Fri Apr 8 05:56:37 UTC 2016

On 2016-04-08 03:26, 张海 wrote:
> I'd like to package another version of the AUR package android-sdk (
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/android-sdk/), but without any content
> in `/opt/android-sdk`, solely for managing package dependency and misc
> files such as icon, desktop file and profile script. The real content of
> the package should be managed by user itself under `/opt/android-sdk`,
> outside of pacman. (This is a preference for some users like me.)
> Since it does not come with most of the package content, should I call it
> `android-sdk-fake`? But since it does come with the depenencies and misc
> files, it is not a "really fake" package. Should I go with
> `android-sdk-almost-fake` or something like that?

You should ask android-sdk maintainer to put these files into main
package instead.


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