[aur-general] Clarification for Deletion request #30701
dnewgard at outlook.com
Mon Jan 3 01:39:13 UTC 2022
On Mon, 3 Jan 2022 01:33:20 +0000
Jonathon Fernyhough via aur-general <aur-general at lists.archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 02/01/2022 22:54, Xyne via aur-general wrote:
> > I actually would be in favor of using the -bin suffix even for packages
> > without a non-bin variant.
> I was under the impression that `-bin` was to be used for any
> pre-compiled version (e.g. whether sourced from upstream or from deb or
> RPM etc.)?
It's not about the source of the binaries, it's about proprietary software that
does not, and can never, have a non-bin version. For example, steam in
Community would need to be steam-bin as it's just repackaging upstream binaries.
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