Package Details: vvvvvv 2.3.4-2

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/vvvvvv.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: vvvvvv
Description: A retro-styled 2D platformer
Upstream URL: https://thelettervsixtim.es/
Licenses: custom
Groups: humblebundle3, humblebundle4, humblebundles
Submitter: gadget3000
Maintainer: ejona86
Last Packager: ejona86
Votes: 33
Popularity: 0.000800
First Submitted: 2011-07-26 19:28
Last Updated: 2021-10-04 04:21

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chrisjbillington commented on 2021-09-28 06:55

I tried my hand at it, this works (basically combining your PKGBUILD and the one from the -git package):

PKGBUILD: https://pastebin.com/YhfCewnH

LICENSE-data: https://pastebin.com/raw/DRxXegc5

(the latter including the note as written on https://thelettervsixtim.es/makeandplay/)

The user is bound by the license regardless of what is printed to the terminal, so I don't see that an .install adds anything. Putting the conditions as given by Terry in a LICENSE-data file as you've been doing seems fine to me. That is the info the author has provided on what you're allowed to do, so that's what we've got to work with. If it's not sufficient then printing it to the terminal as well I don't think adds anything!

ejona86 commented on 2021-09-28 05:48

The icon in data.zip looks good. Huh. makeandplay's data.zip is the same as the one in the -bin. That means we don't actually need the -bin. I had assumed it was a cut-down version. That means this can become more similar to vvvvvv-git. I'll try and rework it this weekend; I'd do it now, but I really want to avoid a .install so I need to dig in a bit more.

chrisjbillington commented on 2021-09-28 05:28

Ah I see. I didn't clean-build since using vvvvvv-10202016-bin myself, so it worked after removing it from the sources array, and I mistakenly thought it wasn't needed!

data.zip contains an icon VVVVVV.png you might use, it's not the same as what you're using now but it's what vvvvvv-git uses for its icon.

ejona86 commented on 2021-09-28 05:18

vvvvvv-10202016-bin is necessary for the game assets (data.zip).

And if it were, then it would be out of date as the latest download from hib is vvvvvv-linux-09112021.zip

Oh, good, they updated it with a new build and it is now a simple zip. I hadn't seen that. Although the icon is gone. data.zip, which is the main thing we care about is bit-identical. So... for all of us who have had the game for a while vvvvvv-10202016-bin is superior, but that doesn't help people trying to build today. I'll see if I can find an alternative source for the icon.

chrisjbillington commented on 2021-09-28 04:41

If this is now building from source, should hib://vvvvvv-10202016-bin be removed from the sources array? It does not appear to be necessary.

And if it were, then it would be out of date as the latest download from hib is vvvvvv-linux-09112021.zip

abouvier commented on 2020-10-03 14:49

This package should have been named vvvvvv-bin from the beginning.

ejona86 commented on 2020-01-11 18:54

I've fixed the DLAGENTS docs. makepkg became more restrictive in how it uses DLAGENTS.

vvvvvv-git follows the OSS git repository. It seems appropriate to continue using the binaries here for the while. If a binary release has corresponding source then we could consider building from source here. But it doesn't seem like it will work that way.

sleeping commented on 2020-01-11 15:36

Now open source!

https://github.com/TerryCavanagh/VVVVVV/tree/master/desktop_version

ejona86 commented on 2014-06-18 18:12

When a package is updated with a new stable release, please mark out-of-date instead of adding a comment.

BluePeril commented on 2014-06-18 17:00

new version on humble site vvvvvv-06172014-bin