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FS#27910 - [ttytter] please add perl-term-readline-ttytter as an optional dependency

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Giorgio Lando (patroclo7) - Thursday, 12 January 2012, 04:38 GMT
Last edited by Peter Lewis (petelewis) - Saturday, 09 November 2013, 12:58 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Peter Lewis (petelewis)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Description: The ttytter twitter client in the community repo gets a much more developed interface with the help of the perl readline driver developed by the developer of ttytter, called perl-term-readline-ttytter. E.g., you get command history, command autocompletion, colors (if the terminal supports ansi), autorefresh etc. You can read about it at .
However, perl-term-readline-ttytter is still at an early stage of development, so perhaps you do not want to add it in community as a dependency. Also in this case, it would seem to me useful to insert it as an optional dependency. I have packaged it in the AUR in the meantime.
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Closed by  Peter Lewis (petelewis)
Saturday, 09 November 2013, 12:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Thanks Giorgio for packaging this. I've moved your package to [community] and added the new optdepend in the ttytter package.
Comment by Giorgio Lando (patroclo7) - Thursday, 12 January 2012, 04:39 GMT
Oh, the url of perl-term-readline-ttytter is .
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Monday, 19 November 2012, 06:46 GMT
Comment by György Balló (City-busz) - Thursday, 05 September 2013, 21:18 GMT
It looks like the current maintainer of ttytter won't interested in maintaining perl-term-readline-ttytter. Since we can't add packages to optional dependencies from AUR, I'm closing this task as won't implement.

I recommend to write a short introduction about perl-term-readline-ttytter to the wiki page of Ttytter: