[arch-dev-public] Moving arduino into [community] important notes
scimmia at archlinux.info
Fri Dec 2 23:47:45 UTC 2016
On Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:28:02 +0100
Bartłomiej Piotrowski <bpiotrowski at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.
Yes, I believe that was the upgrade path for gitlab.
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