[arch-dev-public] Adding 3 new (and tiny) dockapp packages to extra

Thayer Williams thayer at archlinux.org
Wed Sep 17 00:18:15 EDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 9:02 PM, Thayer Williams <thayer at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 8:33 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 9:58 PM, Thayer Williams <thayer at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> Unless anyone has objections, I would like to add the following
>>> packages to extra soon:
>>> * bbpager -- currently in AUR
>>> * bbdock -- currently in AUR
>>> * lal -- a small dockable clock currently unavailable in any repo
>>> All together these equal about 128KB.
>> I think we moved these out due to the fact that no one was maintaining
>> them. If you're willing to maintain them, I don't have a problem with
>> that - but, the real question is - should they be maintained in
>> [community] or [extra] ?
> I'm 100% OK with these going into community instead--I'm just not
> familiar with how community packages are handled/uploaded, etc. and I
> didn't see any info on the wiki after a cursory glance.

Nevermind, I found the documentation...appropriately enough at the AUR
website (duh!). I'll have a looksee through this in the morning and
see what's involved.  On one hand it seems like less work (for me) to
include these in extra, but on the other hand I guess I should learn a
bit more about the AUR anyway.

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