[Dev] PKGBUILDs for blacklisted packages in abslibre-mips64el

Nicolás Reynolds fauno at kiwwwi.com.ar
Sat Feb 9 13:29:38 GMT 2013

Michał Masłowski <mtjm at mtjm.eu> writes:

> Hello.
> Why has commit 5dd7ed82e788ebad2e920e0f2db7468cc6547cfe introduced
> PKGBUILDs for all blacklisted packages into abslibre-pre-mips64el (and
> abslibre-mips64el)?
> This change has three problems:
> - many PKGBUILDs are added that shouldn't be used, confusing users and
>   scripts
> - more merge conflicts (some were deleted from abslibre-mips64el after
>   blacklisting)
> - some of this software is nonfree, abslibre-mips64el recommends it and
>   makes installing it easier
> Why don't we use Parabola's abs tree to make abslibre-pre-mips64el?  It
> doesn't have these problems.

The script that makes ABSLibre also creates abslibre-pre-mips64el based
on its results.  If PKGBUILDs for unfree software appeared on one they
most likely appeared at the other.

It's been working correctly for more than two years...
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