Arch Linux: Manually Downloaded Sources with Yaourt
This is a brief hint of how to install an AUR package that requires to manually download its sources…
==> Building and installing package ==> Making package: davinci-resolve 12.5.6-3 ==> Checking runtime dependencies... ==> Checking buildtime dependencies... ==> Retrieving sources... ==> ERROR: DaVinci_Resolve_12.5.6_Linux.zip was not found in the build directory and is not a URL. ==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build davinci-resolve. ==> Restart building davinci-resolve ? [y/N]
The solution is simple. Since in the
PKGBUILD file, the change of the path to the downloaded file (either absolute or relative) will not work anyway, the file needs to be copied into a directory, where it can be found be the installer, i.e. into the
tmp-build directory, which is located in:
And that’s it!