[aur-general] kodi-devel-bin

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 13:52:51 UTC 2019

On 17/08/2019 14:15, pavel.finkelshtein at gmail.com wrote:
> On Sat, 2019-08-17 at 11:30 +0200, Ike Devolder via aur-general wrote:
>> On 12/08/2019 20:18, Eli Schwartz wrote:
>>> @Ike,
>>> I'm curious what made you choose to call it "kodi-bin" instead of what
>>> seems to me like the more descriptive and accurate "kodi-x11". Perhaps
>>> it might make sense to change the pkgname?
>> kodi-bin was chosen to have kodi-x11 as the default, if all "bin"
>> packages provide kodi-bin and kodi depends on "kodi-bin", by default
>> there would be kodi-gdbm installed, which most people can't actually
> What do you think about kodi-default-x11? Same hack, but looks prettier

I think I'll keep it like it is right now. The reason it is like this is
sufficient to keep it like this. When a new major version of kodi is on
its way I'll reconsider if some changes are needed.

>> use. So by having kodi-bin as an actual package which holds kodi-x11
>> that is still most used, users of kodi-wayland or kodi-gdbm can install
>> those alongside or alone to suit there needs.

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