Package Details: freefilesync 10.15-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur.archlinux.org/freefilesync.git (read-only)
Package Base: freefilesync
Description: Backup software to synchronize files and folders
Upstream URL: https://freefilesync.org
Keywords: backup sync
Licenses: GPLv3
Submitter: chenxing
Maintainer: jooch (symen)
Last Packager: symen
Votes: 136
Popularity: 2.141554
First Submitted: 2010-09-22 07:27
Last Updated: 2019-08-18 10:46

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symen commented on 2019-02-12 08:05

If you get a checksum error on FreeFileSync_xx.x_Source.zip, please try to download this file manually from https://freefilesync.org before building.

The host for the source URL is hostile towards direct downloads and will randomly output the wrong content. In my experience, retrying once or twice is enough to make it work (don't forget to delete the source archive first !).

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jooch commented on 2018-11-22 23:12

@dmlln

Thanks for the help on this. I found the same thing, but i wasn't entirely sure about this. Building wxgtk2-dev for this tool is not worth it in my opinion, it would be better to wait until wxWidgets 3.1 is put in the stable branch, which according to roadmap should happen before the end of this year:

https://trac.wxwidgets.org/wiki/Roadmap

dmlln commented on 2018-11-22 18:53

Class wxStandardPaths has new SetFileLayout member since wxWidgets 3.1.1, but wxgtk2 package is updated to wxWidgets 3.0.4 (stable version). So freefilesync 10.6 will not compile using wxgtk2. It would be necessary to use wxgtk2-dev in AUR.

jooch commented on 2018-11-22 17:59

@jerome2016

Correct, this is solved by trying again, then the checksum passes. No idea why though, perhaps the download fails the first time?

jerome2016 commented on 2018-11-22 16:40

please, do care about checksum... again problem with checksum. thank you very much

jooch commented on 2018-11-22 14:28

10.6 will not build, it generates the following error:

base/ffs_paths.cpp: In function 'Zstring fff::getConfigDirPathPf()':
base/ffs_paths.cpp:88:32: error: 'class wxStandardPaths' has no member named 'SetFileLayout'
         wxStandardPaths::Get().SetFileLayout(wxStandardPaths::FileLayout_XDG);
                                ^~~~~~~~~~~~~
compilation terminated due to -Wfatal-errors.
make: *** [Makefile:107: ../Obj/FFS_GCC_Make_Release/ffs/src/base/ffs_paths.cpp.o] Error 1
make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....

Suggestions or more info is welcome.

fuan_k commented on 2018-11-19 23:46

@Nori13: it's alright, thanks for having maintained the package until now, much appreciated!

Please disown the package so that a new maintainer can take over.

Wishing you all the best in life!

Nori13 commented on 2018-11-17 14:05

Due to some life changes, I no longer have time to maintain this package. Sorry for any trouble this causes.

Project-FreeMind commented on 2018-10-30 15:58

The checksum for the file: "FreeFileSync_10.5_Source.zip", seems to be wrong in the PKGBUILD. The correct checksum is: "5c6f96d85dac1c6cd0ee511e7f7062b71ec271f0aa70c779af76498948391740", replace it by yourself. Otherwise the installation goes wrong.

Regards

Project-FreeMind

fuan_k commented on 2018-10-30 15:15

@roachsinai: you can download them here https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/tree/?h=freefilesync

But you should prefer to use git to download the sources.

roachsinai commented on 2018-10-23 03:22

Hi, I cannot install cause the net speed. When I try install use makepkg locally, where should I go to download FreeFileSync.desktop ffsicon.png RealTimeSync.desktop rtsicon.png?