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Paul Mattal 11-30-2007 01:11 PM

Why do we still have compatibility rename for community?
 
Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> 2007/11/30, Varun Acharya <ganja.guru.x64@gmail.com>:
>>
>> Hi Devs/TU's,
>>
>> Why do we still have the renaming of packages in community so that packages
>> are uploaded without the '-arch' in the filename? Official repo's were
>> converted a while back, any reason were not editing communitypkg to do the
>> same?
>
> I don't know if AUR backend is able to handle packages with -arch suffix.
> I asked Paul about this quite some time ago, but didn't recieve a reply AFAIR.
> Simo, can you take a look at this?
>

Sorry, thought I replied to this.

It doesn't handle the -arch suffix.

- P

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Paul Mattal 11-30-2007 01:11 PM

Why do we still have compatibility rename for community?
 
Roman Kyrylych wrote:
> 2007/11/30, Varun Acharya <ganja.guru.x64@gmail.com>:
>>
>> Hi Devs/TU's,
>>
>> Why do we still have the renaming of packages in community so that packages
>> are uploaded without the '-arch' in the filename? Official repo's were
>> converted a while back, any reason were not editing communitypkg to do the
>> same?
>
> I don't know if AUR backend is able to handle packages with -arch suffix.
> I asked Paul about this quite some time ago, but didn't recieve a reply AFAIR.
> Simo, can you take a look at this?
>

Sorry, thought I replied to this.

It doesn't handle the -arch suffix.

- P

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