[aur-general] Strange pikaur behaviour

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sun Aug 1 15:47:04 UTC 2021

On Sun, 1 Aug 2021 17:35:54 +0200, Peter Nabbefeld wrote:
>PKGBUILD does not contain the dependency, but .SRCINFO does.  :-(


that's no big deal.

".SRCINFO files contain package metadata in a simple, unambiguous
format, so that tools such as the AUR's Web back-end or AUR helpers may
retrieve a package's metadata without parsing the PKGBUILD directly."

On Sat, 31 Jul 2021 12:39:59 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>the very first thing to do by yourself [...] is trying to build without
>an AUR helper.

Don't replace one AUR helper by another, if an AUR helper fails. You
can build it using "makepkg".


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