Package Details: pentadactyl-git r7170.41d023a-4

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/pentadactyl-git.git (read-only)
Package Base: pentadactyl-git
Description: Vim-like five-fingered interface for Firefox
Upstream URL: http://dactyl.sourceforge.net/pentadactyl
Keywords: Firefox Vim
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: pentadactyl
Provides: pentadactyl
Submitter: AsmundEr
Maintainer: AsmundEr
Last Packager: AsmundEr
Votes: 55
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2015-04-10 19:06
Last Updated: 2016-05-05 13:32

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emlun commented on 2015-08-15 17:50

lothar_m: What do you mean we need to do?

lothar_m commented on 2015-08-15 17:34

With firefox 40.0.2, add to edit install.rdf to get this package to work. Otherwise FF refused to activate the Addon.

AsmundEr commented on 2015-04-10 20:31

NOTE TO ALL USERS:
This package will now change name to pentadactyl-git to reflect upstream change. This may require manual intervention with your AUR wrapper/updater.
As noted previously, the upstream hg -> git change implies a different version numbering, so pacman may warn about a downgrade the first time you upgrade after the change to git.

Thanks lahwaacz for walking me through the name change process.

lahwaacz commented on 2015-04-10 19:36

Click the "File Request" button under "Package Actions" on this page, select "Merge", fill in the form and submit. Mentioning that you are the maintainer of both packages might speed up the process.

More info about the requests: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_User_Repository#Other_requests

AsmundEr commented on 2015-04-10 19:08

Done, pentadactyl-git has been uploaded. How does one go about asking the TUs to merge the packages?

lahwaacz commented on 2015-04-10 11:38

Please rename the package to pentadactyl-git to reflect the upstream change. Once the new PKGBUILD is uploaded, this package can be merged into it by the TUs in order to preserve comments, votes etc.

Doing so right away would make the transition smoother, changing pentadactyl-hg -> pentadactyl-git should be completely understandable for the users, changing pentadactyl-hg -> pentadactyl-hg with git sources isn't. There is probably no way to avoid necessity of user intervention, but that's all right as long as the steps are understandable.

emlun commented on 2015-04-04 20:25

There is the option of using `replaces=pentadactyl-hg`, although that wouldn't help someone who only uses their AUR helper to check for updates. Then again, perhaps it shouldn't be too much to ask of the users to check the comments here every now and then - especially when something breaks (which is why I came here today).

AsmundEr commented on 2015-03-23 10:16

Updated. Sorry 'bout the delay. Thank you donbex.

NOTE: The hg -> git change implies a change in version number system. So pacman will warn (incorrectly) about a downgrade the first time you update after the hg -> git change.

donbex commented on 2015-03-21 13:12

Here is an updated PKGBUILD: http://ix.io/h0v
It should probably be called "pentadactyl-git" now, but I don't think there is any easy way to change a package's name (other than making a new package).

m42a commented on 2015-03-14 15:33

This project has moved to github.com/5digits/dactyl/ since Google Code is shutting down.