Package Details: authy 1.8.3-1

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Package Base: authy
Description: Two factor authentication desktop application
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Licenses: unknown
Conflicts: authy-snap
Provides: authy
Replaces: authy-snap
Submitter: tonkku107
Maintainer: tonkku107
Last Packager: tonkku107
Votes: 23
Popularity: 4.40
First Submitted: 2020-09-11 07:18
Last Updated: 2020-09-11 07:18

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tonkku107 commented on 2020-03-17 15:37

All closed source electron based apps I have installed currently use the bundled binary.

yochananmarqos commented on 2020-03-17 15:29

Oh right. For now it would be best to not change the name as there's a pending request for authy.

Using the up to date system Electron is better than using a (usually) older bundled version. It also reduces the installation size immensely. See Electron package guidelines.

tonkku107 commented on 2020-03-17 12:57

authy exists already, but it's based on the windows version instead. Also, what's the point in using a system electron dependency when a binary is provided?

yochananmarqos commented on 2020-03-16 22:28

That's a good point. I'd say call it authy for now. Then if it ever does become open source, it can then build from source and a separate authy-bin package can be created.

I've updated my PKGBUILD to reflect the name change.

I can create the new authy package and submit the request to merge this one into it if you'd like.

tonkku107 commented on 2020-03-16 05:49

The other alternative, authy is also a binary and there are no sources available so I thought I'd name it after the source. If that's not okay I can rename.

The license also comes from that package, I wasn't able to find one myself.

yochananmarqos commented on 2020-03-16 02:10

This is not a snap, it's unpacked binary files. It should be called authy-bin. Packages named package-name-appimage are usually AppImages installed directly to the system, for example.

Where did you find the license as ISC? On, it says, "unset".

Here's my improved PKGBUILD using the system Electron version: authy-bin.