I saw the other Unity packages in the AUR archives that you were speaking of. I believe those packages were based on an attempt to build Unity8 for Arch by Chenxiaolong. He abandoned that project quite a while ago.
Mike On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:24 PM Michael Healy <horsemanoffa...@gmail.com> wrote: > I have never tried to build lightdm-unity-greeter without using > lightdm-ubuntu. I believe it requires the Ubuntu patches for the greeter to > work correctly. lightdm-ubuntu is currently in the AUR. I maintain that > package as well. > > On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:16 PM Alad Wenter via aur-requests < > email@example.com> wrote: > >> > Eli Schwartz via aur-requests <firstname.lastname@example.org> hat am 6. >> März 2018 um 21:10 geschrieben: >> > >> > >> > On 03/06/2018 02:58 PM, Michael Healy via aur-requests wrote: >> > > Trusted User Alad has requested deletion of lightdm-unity-greeter and >> > > unity-settings-daemon. The notes on the deletion request say that the >> > > packages specifically point to the Unity DE, which is not on the AUR. >> > > Lightdm-unity-greeter can be used outside of the Unity desktop >> > > environment. I have used Cinnamon and other DE's, but have used >> > > lightdm-unity-greeter as my chosen greeter, without Unity being fully >> > > installed. Unity-settings-daemon is a dependency of >> > > lightdm-unity-greeter, so I am asking that these packages be left on >> the >> > > AUR for community use. >> > >> > At least the former has been out of date for over a year. It may not be >> > Unity-specific, but it is unmaintained... >> > >> After the request on cmake30, I was going over a bunch of Unity stuff >> which were submitted to AUR but have been broken and abandoned for years. >> This one didn't look different to me. If you say it works outside unity, >> does it work with upstream lightdm too or only with lightdm-ubuntu? >> >> Alad >> >