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Thanks for packaging our software and spreading the word.

 

I did not actually test the packages, but here are some comments from just looking at the AUR webpages:

 

The brickv package has a brickd dependency, but brickv can be used without brickd on the same system and even without brickd at all, if you're connected to a stack with a WIFI or Ethernet Extension. Maybe in archlinux packages can recommend other packages the way Debian packages can?

 

brickd doesn't use libusb-0.1 as provided by the libusb-compat package, but it uses libusb-1.0 as provided by libusbx package. Because libusb-compat itself depends on libusb-1.0 brickd ends up with the correct dependency. You could just cut libusb-compat from the dependency chain and depend on libusb-1.0 directly.

 

The Perl bindings you packaged from CPAN are not the official ones. They were created by a user, are incomplete and outdated by now. The official ones can be found here:

 

http://www.tinkerforge.com/en/doc/Software/API_Bindings_Perl.html

 

They are not on CPAN yet, but will be soon.

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