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Questions tagged [makepkg]

makepkg is a script to automate the building of packages on Arch Linux

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Installing .deb (Brackets.Release.1.13.64-bit.deb) package in arch Linux

The latest release of Brackets (v1.13) is not available in the AUR. So I downloaded the official .deb package from the official site. Now how do I go about installing it ? Do I have to write a ...
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How to compile Neofetch (from git) in arch Linux?

I know the latest Neofetch is available in the official arch repository but I want to build it from the git clone. Since it doesn't have the PKGBUILD so makepkg is out of question and the global step ...
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How do I make PKGBUILD to install to fake root before makepkg builds

I have a tree which I need to install with a foder named /usr. This folder exists in src folder. Now I need to write a function in PKGBUILD that installs to the fakeroot before the *.pkg.tar.gz is ...
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Manjaro AUR install: what is the difference between “makepkg -s” then “pacman -U *.tar.xz” vs “makepkg -si”

In Manjaro is there any functional difference between using makepkg -s followed by then running pacman -U <package_name>.tar.xz instead of just using makepkg -si ? I've seen them both used ...
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“Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate” error when Building Arch Linux Package

I'm trying to build an Arch Linux package for some icon theme, so I used this PKGBUILD file : pkgname=masalla pkgver=1.1 pkgrel=1 pkgdesc="A flat design icon theme by Hayder Majid" arch=('any') url=...
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How to update an Arch Linux PKGBUILD file for new version (printer driver)?

I want to install the CUPS driver for the Brother QL-1060N label printer on Arch Linux. Fortunately, there is an AUR package available. (Arch is amazing.) However, the AUR package is a bit out of ...
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Specify submodule revision in PKGBUILD

I'm trying to install hhvm-git package from AUR and getting an error. There is a bug in one of submodules. This bug is fixed already and I want to specify revision contains that fix for the submodule. ...
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Arch does not see sysvinit package

I want to use arch with sysvinit. As stated in Arch wiki, I downloaded and extracted sysvinit and initscripts-fork. I makepkg'd sysvinit with success, but afterwards initscripts-fork makepkg fails ...
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Difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg

I would like to know the exact difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg . This question asks almost the same thing but with no satisfying answers. Previously I was using make -j `getconf ...
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Efficiently running arch's makepkg on git master (frequent but “small” changes)

On arch, when using makepkg to build a pacman-installable .pkg.tar.xz file from source... If it's an AUR "-git" source rather than an upstream release, is there a way to (after the first makepkg) do a ...
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Archlinux proper PKGBUILD: Python executable error

In a previous question, I asked about how to write a PKGBUILD to install a binary .deb package. The solution was to extract the contents of the .deb and copy the data to the archlinux package fakeroot,...
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makepkg freeze after installing dependencies

If I try to create a package from the AUR makepkg seems to freeze after installing the dependencies. It just stops after installing the last dependency and freezes with 65% CPU-Usage. Any Idea what ...
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Cross-Compiling with makepkg command

I'm running a x86_64 Arch Linux, now I need to build packages for a i386 Arch Linux, Is that possible? I already checked makepkg (8), it doesn't seem to support manually selection of package ...
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Best practices for attaching debug symbols to system libraries during development?

I'm at a stage in a project where it would be really handy to have a debug version of a system package installed. On Ubuntu at least, adding the debug symbols to a library is a piece of cake. ...