[aur-general] AUR package q -- newbie

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Tue May 12 11:54:51 UTC 2020

On 5/12/20 3:04 AM, Markus Schaaf wrote:
> If you look at the plugin's settings, there are a couple of commands
> defined. One of which you are trying to use. The plugin's installation
> doesn't depend on any of the programs that are setup by default for
> these commands, because you may want to change them. Or not use all of
> them. I wouldn't want to install R, for instance, just because the
> plugin has commands to render *.rnw files. It's your responsibility to
> install and setup everything, so the commands you use do what you want.
> If you want to use the default rubber command, you need to install at
> least 'rubber' and 'texlive-core'. The plugin does no magic. It just
> calls a command. You may test the very same command in a terminal.

On the other hand, this *would* seem like a good situation in which to
use optdepends.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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