[arch-dev-public] Moving arduino into [community] important notes

Bartłomiej Piotrowski bpiotrowski at archlinux.org
Fri Dec 2 19:28:02 UTC 2016

On 2016-11-28 08:26, Antonio Rojas wrote:
> El Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:34:38 +0100, Bartłomiej Piotrowski escribió:
>> There is no way to remove epoch, ever. I know it looks ugly for some
>> packagers, but there is nothing to be ashamed for. We have it for a
>> reason, and if it's been added, it stays.
> I thought AUR packages were unsupported. Sure, it is nice to give them a 
> higher version number when they are moved to the official repos to allow 
> for a smooth upgrade, but that shouldn't be an enforced rule IMO. And 
> removing epoch is a reasonable enough reason not to do it.

They are, but have we ever told users to uninstall a package that's been
in AUR before upgrading to the repository version? I don't recall
something like that. This is just two characters more in resulting
package version.


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