[arch-dev-public] [arch-general] proposal to add "aurpublish" to community

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Jul 22 16:55:58 UTC 2018

On 07/20/2018 04:23 AM, WorMzy Tykashi via arch-general wrote:
> On 20 July 2018 at 08:38, Jelle van der Waa <jelle at vdwaa.nl> wrote:
>> On 07/20/18 at 09:05am, Jelle van der Waa wrote:
>>> On 07/19/18 at 07:23pm, Florian Pritz via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>>> On Wed 18.07.18 - 15:28, Eli Schwartz via arch-dev-public wrote:
>>>>> I would like to add this to [community], but I'm unsure what people
>>>>> think about this; specifically, whether this might come too close to
>>>>> "supporting the AUR via [community] packages". Note that this is
>> *not*
>>>>> an AUR helper and is strictly a tool for package *maintainers* to use
>>>>> during the process of uploading.
>>>> Uploaders are fine by me and I think we had one in previously.
>>> From what I can recall, we had one in, some discussion and it was gone
>>> again. I'll try to find the post in the archives.
>> Gotcha, it was cower. [1]
>> [1] https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2010-
>> December/012763.html
>> --
>> Jelle van der Waa
> (apologies for crosslist posting)
> For uploaders, there was 'burp' in [extra] which which was added without
> any serious opposition, and remained in the repos until shortly after AUR4
> was launched (which made it redundant). See
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2012-April/022787.html
> and https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/46210
> Cheers,
> WorMzy

So yeah, it seems like at least in the past there's been a distinction
made between uploaders (burp, aurpublish) and downloaders (cower).

Anyway if no one has a serious objection by the end of the week I guess
I will add it. :)

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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