Aerial view of a crossroad

Deciding to continue or end my third-party Arch Linux repository

My third-party Arch Linux repository went offline. The fix is trivial, but the hosting provider is on its last breath.

fevereiro 22, 2023 · 3 minutos · Bruno Miguel

Userrepository using mirrors

For a few months, I considered using the mirror service from Fosshost in The service results from a partnership between Fosshost and Fastly, giving projects access to several PoP’s around the globe. Finally, a few days ago, I enabled the service. I also created a package with the mirror’s list, userrepository-mirrors, available in my repository and AUR. The package has all the instructions for enabling the mirrors and what to do if you already have userrepository in your /etc/pacman....

outubro 16, 2021 · 1 minuto · Bruno Miguel

Debugging build times

Lately, the repository has been taking +10 hours to compile all the packages. I think that’s a lot for a little more than 250 packages, most of them small utilities and/or _-bin_ files from AUR, built in a DEV1-L (4 cores, 8 Gb RAM) virtual machine from Scaleway. After investigating the matter, I found out that 12 of the packages took four hours and sixteen minutes to build. Pkg Hours Minutes ....

abril 17, 2020 · 2 minutos · Bruno Miguel

Userrepository now on Arch Wiki

Thanks to the suggestion made by ‘guser’, I’ve added my repository to the Arch Wiki, in the non-signed section. I hope Arch Linux users may find it useful. Since I’m writing a post about userrepository, I’ll take the chance to list all packages currently available at the time of writing: acestream-engine acestream-launcher adwaita-qt adwm aerc android-messages-desktop archuseriso athenaeum-git atom-editor-bin axmud bindfs bindmap-git bitwarden-bin boostnote-bin bootiso boston-icon-theme-git brackets brave-dev-bin brightnessctl-git broot cava cawbird-git cht....

outubro 14, 2019 · 2 minutos · Bruno Miguel