[aur-general] Are AUR VCS packages that depend on AUR VCS packages from other projects a good idea and who should decide on that ?

Daniel M. Capella polyzen at archlinux.org
Sat May 4 22:39:23 UTC 2019

Quoting Lone_Wolf (2019-05-04 18:24:28)
> I have decided how to proceed with mesa trunk / llvm trunk building.
> There are now 6 lone_wolf-* packages in AUR that show how I want to do 
> things.
> Although Scimmia intensely disliked it, I have implemented the 
> environment variable idea in lone_wolf-mesa-git .
> First tests are promising, I could succesfully build mesa trunk against 
> stable llvm with this command :
> lone_wolf_use_llvm=4 makepkg -Crs
> After some more testing I'll use the same method in 
> lone_wolf-lib32-mesa-git .
> Whether those PKGBUILDs will be used in future aur mesa-git , 
> exclusively in aur lone_wolf-* packages or not present in AUR at all is 
> a decision TUs must take.
> I uploaded my first AUR package somewhere in 2006 and would hate to have 
> to take my packages elsewhere.
> However TUs have always been the people that administer AUR not the 
> users. IF TUs tell me my packages are not wanted in AUR I have to follow 
> my own personal standards and remove the packages.
> Waiting for a decision, Lone_Wolf




Daniel <https://danielcapella.com>
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