[aur-general] AUR package with prebuilt packages

Paul Finkelshteyn pavel.finkelshtein at gmail.com
Mon Aug 12 18:12:22 UTC 2019

On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 14:03:55 -0400
Eli Schwartz via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > As kodi-devel-bin take almost forever to build I've created github
> > https://github.com/asm0dey/arch-kodi-devel-builder/ with pre-built
> > packages.
> > 
> > Now I want to create AUR packages which will be able to install
> > these binary packages.  
> No.

Basically it's why I'm writing here

> > As you can see I have some knowledge on how to maintain packages:
> > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/?SeB=m&K=asm0dey but in this
> > concrete situation I have no any idea on how to create packages. Of
> > course I can't just use these packages in source field because they
> > have their own dependencies. Also I think I can't just install them
> > inside build or package phase…
> > 
> > So question is: is there any recommended way to do what I want?  
> If you replace the word "recommended" with the word "allowed", then
> the answer is "you are allowed to advertise your repository on
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Unofficial_user_repositories and
> on the package details for the AUR package".
> In fact, you're actually encouraged to do so. That's why we have the
> wiki listing in the first place. :)

But truth is I don't have repository (cause repository should have some
predefined layout and so on). And I'm not sure if it's possible to
create something repository-like on github. And I currently I have no
idea on where should I have to host repository for it to be more or
less reliable.

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