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AUR (en) - hostsblock

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Package Details: hostsblock 0.999.3-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/hostsblock.git (read-only)
Package Base: hostsblock
Description: A script and cronjob that downloads, sorts, and installs multiple ad- and malware-blocking hosts files.
Upstream URL: http://gaenserich.github.com/hostsblock/
Licenses: GPL
Submitter: jav209
Maintainer: jav209
Last Packager: jav209
Votes: 43
Popularity: 0.059260
First Submitted: 2012-05-03 23:18
Last Updated: 2015-10-30 13:12

Dependencies (11)

Required by (0)

Sources (9)

Latest Comments

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rpodgorny commented on 2016-04-20 17:38

soooo, here it is:


comments welcome!

rumpelsepp commented on 2015-12-29 09:16

Please add the manpages to the package: https://github.com/gaenserich/hostsblock/tree/master/man

FLHerne commented on 2015-12-21 16:38

No, 'which' is in base-devel.

mkoskar commented on 2015-12-02 15:30

This should get "which" added into depends=(...).

jav209 commented on 2015-10-30 13:13

See https://github.com/gaenserich/hostsblock/commits/master for a complete list of updates

Version 0.999.3 (Alpha 3) (30.10.2015)
*Added more optional source files to hostsblock.conf. Added user agent info to curl to make work with more sites. Sanitized hostsblock.conf file a little bit.
*Added function to force target file update even if no changes are found to source files
*Fixed incorrect invocation of _strip_entries subroutine
*Fixed remaining appearances of gzip -z. (Thanks to Julián Landerreche)
*Fixed misspelled whitelist/whilelist variable
*Fixed incorrect use of -z with gzip/pigz
*Fixed line 261 in hostsblock-common.sh (white list write function)

mareex commented on 2015-10-17 09:33

Does anyone else experience that ntpd goes crazy in cpu usage, when hostsblock is applied?

jav209 commented on 2015-05-19 13:20

@rpodgorny Thanks. Do feel free to make a git version. I'll probably work a bit more on optimizing the packaging leading up to 1.0 stable.

rpodgorny commented on 2015-05-19 12:59

ah, ok. i suggest adding some git tags, then, and linking to gzipped file in pkgbuild. also, having a hostsblock-git pkgbuild would be nice. if you're not going to create one, i'll take care of that.

thanks for the hostsblock!

jav209 commented on 2015-05-19 12:55

@rpodgorny I'm quite sure (I'm the original author). I'm in the process of getting rid of the homepage and just using the github page instead.

rpodgorny commented on 2015-05-17 23:55

are you sure the version is correct? the home page lists 0.12.3 as the latest.