[aur-general] Status of Garuda Linux PKGBUILD on AUR?
alad at archlinux.org
Wed May 12 20:47:45 UTC 2021
On 12/05/2021 22:32, Pedro Henrique Lara Campos via aur-general wrote:
>> - mhwd, a Manjaro program that I believe assumes you're using the
>> Manjaro official kernel names... so if you tried to use it on Arch, it
>> would fail.
> I'm very curious about this one, as "mhwd-garuda-git" is a fork of
> Manjaro edited to use Arch's kernel names, as well as GPU-related
> I know cause they asked my help at the time.
> Those seems to have on pkgdesc "manjaro settings manager ported to
> work with arch standards and limited to only dkms driver"
The AUR description mentions that, but the upstream repo mentions
"Settings manager for garuda linux" and "it is a modified version of
manjaro-settings-manager for garuda linux."
> Thanks for the hard work Eli (big fan of yours),
> Pedro Lara Campos
> Chaotic-AUR main maintainer.
> On 5/12/21 6:07 AM, fredbezies via aur-general wrote:
>> * Hello.
> *> >* I saw that packages meant for Manjaro or another archlinux based
> *>* distro - not ArchLinux itself - were removed.
> *> >* Garuda Linux project - https://garudalinux.org/
> <https://garudalinux.org/> - put on AUR at least
> *>* 7 packages for its distribution.
> *> >* See https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/?O=0&K=garuda
> *> >* Are these PKGBUILDs allowed or not?
> *> >* Thanks for your answer.
> It's not a problem, inherently, for other distros to put up packages in
> the AUR. Those packages just have to follow the same rules everyone follows.
> Simply put, the AUR is the *Arch* User Repository, not the Garuda User
> Repository or the Manjaro User Repository or the Arch-like-derivatives
> User Repository. As a rule of thumb, all uploaded packages must be
> capable of being built on at least one supported Arch Linux system, and
> do something useful when installed there.
> - architecture must either be "any", or include "x86_64"
> - - may additionally support other distros
> - cannot hardcode functionality such that it assumes some other distro
> is in use
> I have no idea which packages of Garuda did not get deleted, or which
> packages of Manjaro did. But examples of packages that are...
> - icon/desktop themes that contain Manjaro imagery
> - pacman-mirrors, a program that generates mirrors for the Manjaro
> package repositories, which Arch systems don't use
> - manjaro-system, a pacman hook that does Manjaro-specific workarounds
> for the Arch News
> - mhwd, a Manjaro program that I believe assumes you're using the
> Manjaro official kernel names... so if you tried to use it on Arch, it
> would fail.
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