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Package Details: atom-editor-bin 1.13.1-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/atom-editor-bin.git (read-only)
Package Base: atom-editor-bin
Description: Chrome-based text editor from Github - Precompiled binary from official repository
Upstream URL: https://github.com/atom/atom
Keywords: atom editor
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: apm, atom, atom-editor, atom-editor-git, atom-editor-git-tagged
Provides: apm, atom
Submitter: butangmucat
Maintainer: grawlinson (forivall)
Last Packager: grawlinson
Votes: 281
Popularity: 7.109929
First Submitted: 2014-05-29 04:06
Last Updated: 2017-01-25 21:42

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grawlinson commented on 2016-08-02 00:18

1.9.0 is officially released and I've been using this for the past hour without any problems.

Having said that, feel free to blame me for any issues.

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forivall commented on 2016-12-21 23:30

@morion @jokeyrhyme However, the atom that is in community has some significant patches, and the upstream atom maintainers generally prefer bug reports from their official build of the package. So, imo, this should be kept.

morion commented on 2016-12-21 02:13

There is a Atom package in official repository

AMZ-X commented on 2016-11-23 16:15

Error: /usr/share/atom/atom: error while loading shared libraries: libXss.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Required dependency: libxss

Vrakfall commented on 2016-11-14 02:24

@forivall - My bad, I didn't check that wiki page, I should have. I'm actually using Manjaro-bspwm and didn't get all of those package installed with it.

forivall commented on 2016-11-13 21:20

@Vrakfall - All packages in the base-devel group should be installed when building _any_ packages, and are always assumed as makedepends - https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Creating_packages#Prerequisite_software

Vrakfall commented on 2016-11-13 05:53


I feel like you should add `fakeroot` and `patch` to your depencies since they are used to build. ;D

jokeyrhyme commented on 2016-11-08 08:56

Looks like this made it into the community repository:
- https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/atom/
- https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/x86_64/apm/

grawlinson commented on 2016-11-07 19:55

@tuxayo - quote from maintainer regarding the license:

Google Analytics is not bundled with atom. The metrics package (
https://github.com/atom/metrics/blob/master/package.json) is. That one is
MIT licensed and depends on the node-uuid package (
https://github.com/broofa/node-uuid/blob/master/package.json), which is
also MIT licensed. That one calls the Google Analytics API over HTTP. The
MIT license allows that. Actually they could also include the
google-analytics.js code itself. It's possible to bundle differently
licensed code with your MIT licensed app, as long as the _other_ license
permits it and is also bundled with the code it concerns (by putting
everything in a sub dir). The MIT license allows just about everything,
except removing the MIT license file itself.

That said. As of now the metrics package asks on first start if the user
wants to enable the tracking or not (
http://blog.atom.io/2016/10/11/atom-1-11.html). Which it should have from
the beginning.

Hope that answers your question.

@ivan_p - Thanks for submitting your changes, they've been added.

@Chais - will have a look at switching from deb to tar.gz. It currently works, so is not a high priority.

Chais commented on 2016-11-06 15:46

This needs to be conflicting with atom as well. As an aside, why are you using the .deb instead of the .tar.gz?

ivan_p commented on 2016-10-19 03:37

Hey, I fixed this package a bit:

- merged 'conflict' arrays
- 'update-desktop-database' is managed by pacman hooks now