Package Details: xnviewmp 0.98.4-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/xnviewmp.git (read-only, click to copy)
Package Base: xnviewmp
Description: An efficient multimedia viewer, browser and converter.
Upstream URL: http://www.xnview.com/en/xnviewmp/
Keywords: graphics
Licenses: custom
Submitter: oliwer
Maintainer: Corax
Last Packager: Corax
Votes: 276
Popularity: 0.39
First Submitted: 2008-07-25 19:01
Last Updated: 2021-06-14 20:53

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Corax commented on 2017-01-21 15:34

I have created a new package: xnviewmp-system-libs. This is exactly the same build, except that the bundled Qt/icu libs are removed. Please try it if you want to use XnView without the bundled libs, and discuss any issue related to this configuration here: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/xnviewmp-system-libs/. Do keep in mind that this is an experimental package though, and things may break when I try to fix other things...

Corax commented on 2017-01-20 21:49

If makepkg fails because the checksum is incorrect, please flag the package out-of-date and I will update the PKGBUILD.

Upstream does not version the released archives and does not announce new releases either, so the checksum is bound to become wrong every time there is a new release, and there's nothing I can do about that.

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Corax commented on 2021-06-14 21:52

@djmattyg007: I hadn't even noticed the PKGBUILD was using HTTP URLs, thanks for the heads-up! That's probably because upstream is using HTTP URLs everywhere... Anyway, I've updated the URLs.

djmattyg007 commented on 2021-06-14 03:42

Please update the upstream URL and the source download URL to use HTTPS.

Corax commented on 2021-05-16 18:29

@zw963: I wish I could do something about that, but this is beyond my control! The source tarball is indeed pretty big, but this is actually explained by the fact that it contains most of the libraries XnView MP depends on: the libs directory represents about 75% of the total size (uncompressed). I don't think this is something that upstream would easily accept to change, because the only supported way to run XnView MP is using those packaged libs. Note that I maintain another package (xnviewmp-system-libs) that allows you to get rid of those libs and use the system ones instead, but it doesn't change the fact that you need to download the full source tarball.

zw963 commented on 2021-05-16 04:33

XnViewMP-linux-x64_0.98.3-rel1.tgz, this source file is too too big to download for a just a picture viewer, just because it include some big demo video/image into this source code packaged file, right?

==> Making package: xnviewmp 0.98.3-1 (Sun 16 May 2021 12:30:09 PM CST)
==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Downloading XnViewMP-linux-x64_0.98.3-rel1.tgz...
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100   343  100   343    0     0    436      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--   435
100 73.3M  100 73.3M    0     0  2992k      0  0:00:25  0:00:25 --:--:-- 5433k

could you please optimize for a more small size?

thank you!

je42 commented on 2021-05-06 20:12

Tried to install the package with yay -S xnviewm but it failed:

==> Retrieving sources...
  -> Found XnViewMP-linux-x64_0.98.2-rel1.tgz
  -> Found xnviewmp.desktop
==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    XnViewMP-linux-x64_0.98.2-rel1.tgz ... FAILED
    xnviewmp.desktop ... Passed
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!

Corax commented on 2021-02-22 18:54

@PhotonX: by a complete coincidence, 0.98.2 got released today, which explains why the checksum failed on the archive :) I've now updated the PKGBUILD.

PhotonX commented on 2021-02-22 11:02

For me it fails for the release file:

XnViewMP-linux-x64_0.98.1-rel1.tgz ... FAILED

xnviewmp.desktop ... Passed

Corax commented on 2021-02-21 15:59

@rratul: I unflagged the package because the checksum failure you get is on xnviewmp.desktop, which doesn't make sense as it's part of the package and I didn't change it. Try to delete the AUR repo and start again.

mrjayviper commented on 2020-12-15 13:57

@ax34 I think it's already been flagged by someone else. I'm new to using arch/aur. Thank you.

ax34 commented on 2020-12-15 13:25

@mrjayviper,

"If makepkg fails because the checksum is incorrect, please flag the package out-of-date and I will update the PKGBUILD"