[arch-dev-public] Proposal to add burp to [extra].

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 12:49:11 EDT 2012

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 10:32 AM, Dave Reisner <d at falconindy.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 08, 2012 at 02:39:04PM -0500, Thomas Dziedzic wrote:
>> Hi,
>> To introduce the tool for everyone, burp is an aur uploader written by
>> falconindy.
>> burp @ the aur: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=37216
>> I currently utilized burp in a script called repotoaur for devtools
>> and have yet to submit the script to devtools.
>> The patch that introduces it is at https://gist.github.com/2339399
>> Repotoaur's purpose is to make it easy to move packages from the
>> supported repos to the aur by introducing 2 commands to devtools
>> called community2aur and extra2aur.
>> In order for repotoaur to get included into devtools, burp will need
>> to be in [extra].
>> Since bringing an AUR uploader into the supported repos is a grey
>> area, I would like to start a discussion on the appropriateness of
>> bringing in burp.
>> My opinion is that it would be fine since all it is, is an aur package
>> uploader and nothing more.
>> What do you guys think?
> Since there hasn't really been any strong opposition to this, I'll move
> burp into [extra] when I get a chance (probably tomorrow).
> d

I will wait for burp to get into [extra] before submitting my commit.


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