Package Details: polybar 3.3.1-1

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: polybar
Description: A fast and easy-to-use status bar
Upstream URL:
Keywords: bar bspwm i3 lemonbar lemonbuddy polybar
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: polybar-git
Submitter: jaagr
Maintainer: jaagr (NBonaparte, patrick96)
Last Packager: patrick96
Votes: 167
Popularity: 14.548454
First Submitted: 2016-11-19 05:09
Last Updated: 2019-04-03 05:46

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patrick96 commented on 2019-03-11 08:54

@nrbr Alternatively you can purge both PATH and PKG_CONFIG_PATH of any anaconda paths temporarily.

nrbr commented on 2019-03-07 03:44

If someone has "The required python module is missing: xcbgen" -> Eliminating anaconda works for now. It is not the point but it solves the problem momentarily.

SilverMight commented on 2018-10-25 18:57

Recieved an error complaining about missing. Rebuilding seemed to fix

johnhamelink commented on 2018-07-31 14:52

If anyone is struggling with missing python modules - I found that you have to use the system python (the xcb python module is not something you can pip install, for example). I'm using asdf to manage my pythons, so for me I needed to run "asdf global python system". I hope that helps :)

pmatos commented on 2018-06-12 11:04

@patrick96 Thanks. I managed to get polybar-git to work so I will use that for now.

patrick96 commented on 2018-06-10 14:44

@pmatos, you'll need to show use the output of the actual cmake command as well. Those entries in the CMakeErrors.txt also appear for successful builds

pmatos commented on 2018-06-07 08:35

Is it possible there's a missing dependency. I have a branch new arch install and get in cmake errors:

Determining if the pthread_create exist failed with the following output:
Change Dir: /home/pmatos/.cache/aurman/polybar/src/polybar/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeTmp

Run Build Command:"/usr/bin/make" "cmTC_7e803/fast"
/usr/bin/make -f CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/build.make CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/build
make[1]: Entering directory '/home/pmatos/.cache/aurman/polybar/src/polybar/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeTmp'
Building C object CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/CheckSymbolExists.c.o
/usr/bin/cc   -march=x86-64 -mtune=generic -O2 -pipe -fstack-protector-strong -fno-plt    -o CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/CheckSymbolExists.c.o   -c /home/pmatos/.cache/aurman/polybar/src/polybar/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeTmp/CheckSymbolExists.c
Linking C executable cmTC_7e803
/usr/bin/cmake -E cmake_link_script CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/link.txt --verbose=1
/usr/bin/cc -march=x86-64 -mtune=generic -O2 -pipe -fstack-protector-strong -fno-plt   -Wl,-O1,--sort-common,--as-needed,-z,relro,-z,now  -rdynamic CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/CheckSymbolExists.c.o  -o cmTC_7e803 
CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/CheckSymbolExists.c.o: In function `main':
CheckSymbolExists.c:(.text.startup+0x3): undefined reference to `pthread_create'
collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status
make[1]: *** [CMakeFiles/cmTC_7e803.dir/build.make:87: cmTC_7e803] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/pmatos/.cache/aurman/polybar/src/polybar/build/CMakeFiles/CMakeTmp'
make: *** [Makefile:126: cmTC_7e803/fast] Error 2

drScience commented on 2018-06-06 17:49

@patrick96, I was already trying to install it manually, but my Downloads folder being a symlink, it seems to have confused makepkg. Thanks for the feedback though.

patrick96 commented on 2018-06-06 09:43

@drScience, if anything this is an issue with your AUR helper. Manually doing

git clone
cd polybar
makepkg -sri

in a folder that doesn't have a polybar subfolder yet should still work.

In your case deleting the /home/drscience/Downloads/polybar should work, don't know why it doesn't in this case, but it doesn't really have anything to do with polybar.

drScience commented on 2018-06-05 20:57

Installation fails on running makepkg:

==> Making package: polybar 3.1.0-4 (Tue 05 Jun 2018 10:45:53 PM CEST) ==> Checking runtime dependencies... ==> Checking buildtime dependencies... ==> Retrieving sources... ==> ERROR: /home/drscience/Downloads/polybar/polybar is not a clone of Aborting...

I have tried deleting the downloaded folder .../polybar (only fillde with an empty subfolder src), but this didn't help.