Package Details: pacserve 2021-1

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Package Base: pacserve
Description: Easily share Pacman packages between computers. A replacement for PkgD.
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Keywords: arch_linux pacman server
Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: pacredir
Submitter: Xyne
Maintainer: Xyne
Last Packager: Xyne
Votes: 102
Popularity: 0.100536
First Submitted: 2011-04-17 00:30
Last Updated: 2021-02-11 12:51

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Xyne commented on 2018-04-26 11:28

I've added Avahi support alongside multicast support for peer detection. There are probably still some bugs to work out but it works so far in my initial tests.

Anonymous comment on 2018-02-26 14:42

@Xyne Hi, there is a better way to work without users and sysusers. You only have to add to your service file "DynamicUser=yes" and some other security stuff (read here: ;-) Here is my version: By the way, are there any plans for avahi support?

Xyne commented on 2018-01-15 05:14

Sorry, I added the pacserve user in haste. Today's update uses systemd.sysusers to add the user and group instead. The update should work if you stop the pacserve service first but manual intervention may be required. Sorry for the inconvenience.

mareex commented on 2018-01-07 12:50

I now see pacserve as user in sddm. uid=1002(pacserve) gid=1000(pacserve) groups=1000(pacserve)

Shouldn't uid be smaller than 1000?

zoqaeski commented on 2018-01-06 04:31

Shouldn't the pacserve user and group be created as system ones, with (useradd|groupadd) -r …?

Xyne commented on 2017-04-09 19:14

How does it directly depend on polkit?

archusr commented on 2017-04-02 19:35

Dependency polkit appears to be missing.

Xyne commented on 2017-02-15 10:39

The backend is in the python3-threaded_servers package.

lahwaacz commented on 2017-01-31 10:07

@lmat: The source array in the PKGBUILD contains the URLs, there is even a link on this page just above the "Add Comment" field.

lmat commented on 2017-01-31 10:01

I'm looking for the source of pacserve. There is a file referred to in the pkgbuild, pacserve-2016.tar.xz, but it doesn't appear to have the server source. Perhaps I'm overlooking something in that bundle?