On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 07:58:47AM -0500, brent s. wrote:
IGNORING the entire reason for creating the package - to merge the fixed version to the existing package, the request for which was done minutes after the package was created.
What the hell?
Yes, creating new packages to merge into unmaintained packages is not how you solve the problem. Submit an orphan request, wait for it to be accepted, adopt the package and submit a fixed PKGBUILD.