September 3, 2019•191 words
Flag the Current AUR Package as out-of-date
Login to the AUR website and flag the current package as out-of-date to ensure everyone is aware of the package status.
Download the Latest Version of the
As an example when using the
yay AUR helper, execute the following command to download the latest version of the PKGBUILD file.
$ yay -G NAMEOFPKG
Update the Relevant Elements of the
For example update the version number via the
CHECKSUMS and Insert into the
Use the below command to generate the required
$ makepkg -g -f -p PKGBUILD
CHECKSUMS within the
PKGBUILD file where appropiate.
If Required Download all AUR Dependencies
Ensure all dependencies from the AUR are accounted for by downloading them, for example:
$ yay -S PKGNAME
makepkg to Install the Package with all dependencies from
$ makepkg -sri -p PKGBUILD
The package should now be installed to your PC, please consider sending the current maintaner an email with the updated code with a request to review and update of offical