[aur-requests] [PRQ#3918] Merge Request for libtiff4

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Fri Aug 21 13:45:33 UTC 2015

On Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:20:57 +0200
"Sam S." <smls75 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 5:06 AM, Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info> wrote:
> >
> > Make
> > libtiff3 the main package (since that's the upstream soname), then make a
> > separate libtiff4 package that just has the symlinks and nothing else. There's
> > a lot of other simplification I would do, as well, but it should work as-is.
> I'll await the outcome of this merge request; if they stay separate
> I'll probably go ahead and do that.
> Also, can you elaborate on those other simplifications? (Maybe on the
> package comment page rather than here.)

Sure, I'll post there.

Another thing you could consider is making them a split PKGBUILD. Both packages
would be built with a single PKGBUILD. This might satisfy Toost_Inc, and would
reduce maintenance for you, even though these probably don't require much


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