Package Details: popular-packages 0.5.0-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/popular-packages.git (read-only)
Package Base: popular-packages
Description: Lists popular packages not (yet) installed
Upstream URL: http://public.files.xavion.name/Software/popular-packages/popular-packages.jpg
Licenses: GPL3
Submitter: Xavion
Maintainer: Xavion
Last Packager: Xavion
Votes: 19
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2011-03-10 04:23
Last Updated: 2019-01-09 04:50

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Xavion commented on 2012-12-14 06:31

As I'm the author of this little script, I will always want this package to remain in the AUR.

xyproto commented on 2012-12-13 22:50

Your "well and truly qualified" statement is meaningless, unless you are aware of the qualifications of the people you talk to here, which I assume you are not. It's also offtopic.

Fine.

Xavion commented on 2012-12-12 22:42

I don't think you'll be able to convince me that I should want to make this change. My opinion is that it's an isolated non-issue that has virtually zero impact on the system. For the record, I am well and truly qualified to make this judgement.

As noted below, I will make the change once you've informed me that the wording on the ArchWiki has been modified. The alternative is to tell me what the consequence will be if I don't do what you're asking. If it's severe enough, I will comply with your request.

xyproto commented on 2012-12-11 21:39

No need to insult. I'm saying that I want you to want to make this change, seeing that it makes the whole system better.

Xavion commented on 2012-12-11 20:57

Man, you guys just won't quit on this non-issue. It's like you haven't got anything better to do with your time.

Let me know once you've changed the wording on the ArchWiki. Also, are you saying that I *must* make this change?

xyproto commented on 2012-12-11 11:06

Ok, if that doesn't sway you, how about uploading it to github and use that for hosting? That way, you'll also have an issue tracker and an easy way for people to submit patches. Even if the Arch Wiki doesn't specifically mention bash scripts, the general consensus is that unless they are related to building and packaging the contents, they don't really belong in the source package. I'll see if I can update the wiki to say so.

Putting the script on github will give you an issue tracker. As a bonus, people who have used Arch for years will nod approvingly to your PKGBUILD.

I think it's a nice little script, btw.

xyproto commented on 2012-12-11 11:05

Ok, if that doesn't sway you, how about uploading it to github and use that for hosting? That way, you'll also have an issue tracker and an easy way for people to submit patches. Even if the Arch Wiki doesn't specifically mention bash scripts, the general consensus is that unless they are related to building and packaging the contents, they don't really belong in the source package. I'll see if I can update the wiki to say so.

Putting the script on github will give you an issue tracker. As a bonus, people who have used Arch will nod approvingly to your PKGBUILD. I think it's a nice little script, btw.

Xavion commented on 2012-12-09 21:22

I'm going to accord with what I've read on the ArchWiki for now: "The directory inside the tarball should contain a PKGBUILD, any .install files, patches, etc. (absolutely no binaries)".

My position is that the "etc." could include things like small Bash scripts. After all, we're only talking about a 6.3 KiB text file. I don't think it's going to cause the AUR to crash.

xyproto commented on 2012-12-09 14:28

Hi Xavion, I brushed up the PKGBUILD a bit. Hopefully this can resolve any disputes about where the shellscript should be hosted: http://ix.io/3BZ

You don't _have to_ make any of the changes in the above PKGBUILD, it's just a suggestion.

Thanks.

demize commented on 2012-12-09 04:36

1) It might currently do that, but you're only allowed to include PKGBUILDs and any patches and .install files required to install a package.

2) I am well aware of that, why would it make any difference?