Package Base Details: alacritty-git

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/alacritty-git.git (read-only)
Keywords: GPU rust terminal
Submitter: quininer
Maintainer: quininer
Last Packager: quininer
Votes: 82
Popularity: 2.381389
First Submitted: 2016-11-01 13:53
Last Updated: 2019-06-11 15:04

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hiciu commented on 2017-08-22 13:43

pkgver() function will set pkgver field to something like this:

$VERSION.$GIT_REVISIONS_COUNT.g$GIT_HASH

There is a "g" before git hash. So for example this version:

0.1.0.571.g471237d-1

means that alacritty has been built from revision 471237d. This can be confusing, because "g" at the beginning could be mistaken for part of a git hash. I'm not sure if this should considered a problem - just reporting, because I spent last few minutes looking for revision g471237d in git repo :).

quininer commented on 2017-08-16 08:42

@maandree You should use makechrootpkg to build it.

maandree commented on 2017-08-16 07:54

- Creating working copy of alacritty git repo...
Cloning into 'alacritty'...
done.
== Starting pkgver()...
== Entering fakeroot environment...
== Starting package_alacritty-git()...
error: failed to open: /var/empty/.cargo/registry/index/github.com-1ecc6299db9ec823/.cargo-index-lock

Caused by:
Permission denied (os error 13)


The home directory of my package building user is /var/empty. Why is it writting to my home directory rather than a temporary directory?

quininer commented on 2017-08-14 17:55

oops, makedepends must be global.

quininer commented on 2017-08-14 17:38

@timofonic Why? What's the problem with you?

timofonic commented on 2017-08-14 17:34

@quininer Can you please fix dependencies on this package? As it is now, I consider this package both broken and outdated.

eggze commented on 2017-08-14 13:56

Can we add rust as dependency as discussed here: https://github.com/jwilm/alacritty/issues/718?

Rust is now official package in Community repo and it contains cargo too.

Maybe change makedepends=('cargo' 'cmake' 'git') to makedepends=('rust' 'cmake' 'git')?

quininer commented on 2017-08-02 16:39

@mmlb It should be in this package. I'll submit a merge request.

mmlb commented on 2017-08-02 15:27

It be nice if the termino file was compiled and installed as part of this package and avoid the need for https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/alacritty-terminfo-git/.

Is there a reason for it not being in this package?

polyzen commented on 2017-07-30 03:49

Users of -git packages are expected to follow upstream development. This is probably especially important when the "software is considered to be at an alpha level of readiness".