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Archival for AUR is currently in development:

Developed by Hashbang thanks to a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

This page documents how Software Heritage archives source packages from the AUR (Archlinux User Repository) <>. The Archlinux and Archlinux ARM distributions are described in their own dedicated documentation, as they uses a very different packaging architecture.

The AUR lister will send requests to to get a list of packages; then tells the AUR loader to creates origins like using tarballs from URLs like


We should probably use as origin URL instead of

As all metadata about AUR packages is stored within the PKGBUILD file that serves as source, Software Heritage does not need to store them as extrinsic metadata.