Package Details: pacaur 4.7.10-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/pacaur.git (read-only)
Package Base: pacaur
Description: An AUR helper that minimizes user interaction
Upstream URL: https://github.com/rmarquis/pacaur
Keywords: AUR helper wrapper
Licenses: ISC
Submitter: Spyhawk
Maintainer: Spyhawk
Last Packager: Spyhawk
Votes: 1102
Popularity: 17.852273
First Submitted: 2011-05-17 21:16
Last Updated: 2017-07-07 15:22

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Spyhawk commented on 2016-02-17 18:21

[2017-12-15] This project is now unmaintained. Users are encouraged to move to another solution (see wiki for alternatives).

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Det commented on 2018-04-21 04:12

As I understand it, Pacaur itself is Bash, just "built upon the well designed cower and expac C backends". Design decisions ended up being the problem (cower was redone to auracle), but neither are his projects, so I guess it was the Bash code: https://github.com/rmarquis/pacaur -> description link

Aurman = Python, Yay = Go and Trizen = Perl, so people probably just wanna have fun trying out different things: https://github.com/polygamma/aurman, https://github.com/Jguer/yay, https://github.com/trizen/trizen (click the line just below the "commits", "branches", etc. for languages used)

Nycex commented on 2018-04-20 22:28

Why does everyone want to switch the AURHelper instead of forking this thing? I don't know C well, so I'm not able to do something like that.

frealgagu commented on 2018-04-16 04:59

Usign aurman, acording to wiki

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_helpers

It's the best alternative to pacaur. Both aurman and bauerbill are the only which comply with each characteristic. Bauerbill however has a different philosophy.

After using by more than a month, I recommend it.

bulletmark commented on 2018-03-16 23:20

pikaur is only available as a -git (i.e. random/uncontrolled) version from the AUR. No thanks.

Veras commented on 2018-03-16 23:08

I haven't tried out pikaur, but I'd recommend yay as an alternative to pacaur - it's perfect in practically every aspect that made me move to pacaur in the first place.

T0t0 commented on 2018-03-16 15:39

Too much for me :) pikaur = 1 package

Det commented on 2018-03-16 15:35

The "heavy" 29 perl packages are super small.

T0t0 commented on 2018-03-16 15:34

For those who want an AUR helper in development and don't want to install trizen (too heavy: 29 packages at home), you have pikaur-git that is inspired by pacaur, yaourt and yay.

Veras commented on 2018-03-06 04:32

The package still works fine.

T0t0 commented on 2018-03-06 04:30

mb1cnhqge7c5y5vs: Why would you want to try hard to use an unmaintained package? After that, it's just my opinion.

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