[arch-dev-public] Spring cleaning (moving orphaned packages from [community] to AUR)

Sven-Hendrik Haase svenstaro at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 17:00:58 UTC 2020

On Tue, 3 Mar 2020 at 13:15, Christian Rebischke via arch-dev-public <
arch-dev-public at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 10:11:24AM +0100, Public mailing list for Arch
> Linux development wrote:
> > PS. If unmaintained orphans in [core] could be moved to [extra], and
> > unmaintained orphans in [extra] could be moved to [community], that could
> > be a nice "trickle down" effect and would be an appreciated cleanup as
> > well, but that is just my opinion.
> Wouldn't it make more sense to move from [core]/[extra] to [community]
> instead of moving from [core] to [extra] to [community].
> The group of possible maintainers is constant for a move of [core] to
> [extra] and I don't think, that such a repository change is helpful.
> The package will just decay for another year before it will get exposed
> to a new group of possible maintainers.
> Chris

That's actually a pretty good point. +1

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