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It says "By default export USE_FAKEROOT="y" is included in /etc/makepkg.conf, so unless you have switched it off it is already enabled." Newer Arch systems are using BUILDENV directive and user should set ! right before the fakeroot to disable it or delete ! before fakeroot to enable it.--[[User:Jazz1303|Jazz1303]] 13:15, 3 November 2009 (EST)
 
It says "By default export USE_FAKEROOT="y" is included in /etc/makepkg.conf, so unless you have switched it off it is already enabled." Newer Arch systems are using BUILDENV directive and user should set ! right before the fakeroot to disable it or delete ! before fakeroot to enable it.--[[User:Jazz1303|Jazz1303]] 13:15, 3 November 2009 (EST)
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== Removing / changing the part about [community] ==
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IMO this whole part should just be removed now that community have been seperated from aur.
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But as a minimum it should be cleaned up, since there have been cases where it have confused users rather than help them:
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Perhaps something like:<br>
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...<br>
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The [community] repo is enabled by default in <tt>pacman.conf</tt>. If disabled/removed, it can be enabled by uncommenting/adding these two lines:
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{{File|name=/etc/pacman.conf|content=
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<nowiki>
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...
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[community]
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Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist
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...
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</nowiki>
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}}
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...<br>
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Any typos would have to be fixed of course :p <br>
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Is community still disabled by default in abs.conf btw?
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[[User:Mr.Elendig|Mr.Elendig]]

Revision as of 02:36, 22 November 2009

move to AUR (English)
Gog 00:51, 19 October 2009 (EDT)

Request, tar.gz instructions

Would you please add

tar cfvz PKG.tar.gz PKG/

to http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_User_Guidelines#Submitting_Packages_to_UNSUPPORTED ? In the age of aunpack, who cares about tar commands? :| Make it easier for people who are sane enough to write PKGBUILD files but too sane to remember legacy compression commands (7z anyone?)--Qubodup 18:25, 26 October 2009 (EDT)

Using fakeroot part of article editing

It says "By default export USE_FAKEROOT="y" is included in /etc/makepkg.conf, so unless you have switched it off it is already enabled." Newer Arch systems are using BUILDENV directive and user should set ! right before the fakeroot to disable it or delete ! before fakeroot to enable it.--Jazz1303 13:15, 3 November 2009 (EST)

Removing / changing the part about [community]

IMO this whole part should just be removed now that community have been seperated from aur. But as a minimum it should be cleaned up, since there have been cases where it have confused users rather than help them:

Perhaps something like:
...
The [community] repo is enabled by default in pacman.conf. If disabled/removed, it can be enabled by uncommenting/adding these two lines: Template:File ...
Any typos would have to be fixed of course :p
Is community still disabled by default in abs.conf btw?

Mr.Elendig