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AUR (en) - pacaur

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Package Details: pacaur 4.7.1-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/pacaur.git (read-only)
Package Base: pacaur
Description: An AUR helper that minimizes user interaction
Upstream URL: https://github.com/rmarquis/pacaur
Keywords: AUR cower helper wrapper
Licenses: ISC
Submitter: Spyhawk
Maintainer: Spyhawk (lfleischer-test)
Last Packager: Spyhawk
Votes: 759
Popularity: 61.454251
First Submitted: 2011-05-17 21:16
Last Updated: 2017-02-03 23:13

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Spyhawk commented on 2016-02-17 18:21

Please note that pacaur is targeted at *advanced users* only. You, user, are expected to be familiar with the manual build process as well as being knowledgeable about pacman, sudo and gpg configuration.
If you are not a makepkg wizard already, help yourself with the wiki and stay away from this helper!

If you have problems locating pod2man during the build, please figure out where your PATH is being overridden. /etc/profile.d/perlbin.sh from the perl package will ensure that pod2man is in your PATH. (courtesy of falconindy)
In case of a new major pacman release, you'll need to recompile cower against the new libalpm.

AND FOR GODS SAKE, don't ask questions to me. I'm not here to fix your freaking INCOMPETENCE. Or.give.me.MONEY.
And do NOT ask me to support your HIGHLY SPECIFIC user case that does NOT concern me. Or.give.me.MONEY.
For paying support, see Paypal link in man page.

For people that actually read the man page and still believe they found a bug, follow the white rabbit:

( -.-)

Bug reports: https://github.com/rmarquis/pacaur/wiki/Bug-reports
Changelog: https://github.com/rmarquis/pacaur/wiki/Changelog
Forum thread: https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=119473

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Spyhawk commented on 2017-02-04 19:59

@ainola> Thx, will fix in next update.

ainola commented on 2017-02-04 15:55

Thanks for maintaining this, Spyhawk.

$pkgdir and $srcdir should be double quoted to prevent globbing and word splitting.

logancat24 commented on 2017-02-04 01:16

@bulletmark Thanks, I was having that issue. Adding that path fixed the problem for me.

bulletmark commented on 2017-02-03 22:33

OP, it would perhaps be best to avoid that pod2man error for everybody by specifying the path /usr/bin/core_perl/pod2man in the PKGBUILD. That works, is an easy change, and avoids users having to ensure they have particular environment.

olddog commented on 2017-02-03 18:50

Execute in your shell /etc/profile.d/perlbin.sh @Airon90, then makepkg -s the pacaur PKGBUILD.

Remember in your terminal-of-choice, to ensure you its using a 'login shell'.

Airon90 commented on 2017-02-03 16:12

pod2man is needed to install pacaur. Where can I find this program? I can't find it

Spyhawk commented on 2017-02-03 14:10

After a few months and more than a hundred of commits, pacaur 4.7.0 has been released today.

Major changes include:
* support for AURDEST directory cleaning with -Sca
* use of topological sorting for a faster dependency solver
* replacement of -Qur and -Qua by -Qun and -Qum for consistency
* more useful error message in case of dependency tree errors
* lot of minor bug fixes

See the complete changelog for a detailed overview.

Spyhawk commented on 2016-12-28 16:47

@fpqc> No, but you might be able to simply hack it by adding "devel=true" in the config file.

fpqc commented on 2016-12-28 14:01

Heya, spyhawk, is there any way to, or plan for, a setting in the configuration to always run with --devel (three options: true, needed, false, default false)?

This would be convenient, don't know if it would be annoying to implement.

Spyhawk commented on 2016-03-26 20:10

@Utini > I have no idea what you are referring to.