XFCE4 Hardware Monitor Applet - Port of GNOME 2 Hardware Monitor Applet

Jon Sturm jonimoose at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 16:30:07 CET 2013

> Hello,
> Here is an Archlinux AUR package for it :
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/xfce4-hardware-monitor-applet-git/
> It works, but the PKGBUILD script has some shortcomings (I'm posting this in
> case there are other Arch users here) :
> - it depends on lm_sensors to be built, because the "optdepends" field is
> usually for optionnal dependancies at *runtime*. I might use the optdepends
> array instead, where I would tell the user something like : "you must
> rebuild the package if you want to use this feature".
> - having a git uri in the source field makes makepkg (Archlinux's utility
> for making packages) launch git, which clones the depot. Fine, but then one
> only have the master branch, not the xfce4-applet branch. So this happens
> when one tries to build the package :
 Used the syntax: "branch"::'git://uri' in ths source array.
See https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/VCS_PKGBUILD_Guidelines#A_sample_Git_PKGBUILD


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