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PKGBUILDer. An AUR helper (and library) in Python 3.

Info:This is the README file for PKGBUILDer.
Author: Chris Warrick <chris@chriswarrick.com>
Date: 2016-04-29
Version: 4.2.9

PURPOSE

Building and installing AUR packages.

INSTALLATION

There are two ways to install PKGBUILDer:

  1. Get it from the AUR: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pkgbuilder/
  2. Add the PKGBUILDer unofficial repository: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Unofficial_user_repositories#pkgbuilder

After adding the repository, you need to run:

# pacman-key -r 5EAAEA16
# pacman-key --lsign 5EAAEA16
# pacman -Syyu

BASIC USAGE

pkgbuilder is a command-line application. It takes various options and package names as arguments. The following options are needed for basic usage:

  • -S to work in /tmp instead of the current directory
  • -F to fetch packages instead of installing them
  • -s to search for packages in the AUR
  • -i to get info about an AUR package
  • -u to upgrade all AUR packages on your system

PKGBUILDer also comes with pb, a wrapper that works with both pacman and the AUR.

For more information, refer to the -h command, the pkgbuilder(8) man page, or the online documentation at https://pkgbuilder.readthedocs.org/.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2011-2016, Chris Warrick. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimer.
  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  3. Neither the name of the author of this software nor the names of contributors to this software may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written consent.

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