[arch-general] [aur-general] [extra] repository cleanup

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Wed Nov 10 12:56:47 CET 2010

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 12:43:28PM +0100, Heiko Baums wrote:
> You should really think about that. There are many of the most
> important, oldest and best known packages in this list like dia, ding,
> xboard, eboard, epdfview, slmodem etc.
> In other words, your list is likely the half of the distro.
> If you would put all of them to AUR then you could give up Arch Linux,
> because then it has almost no advantage over Gentoo, that is, then will
> Arch Linux become a second Gentoo, because the users will have to
> compile a lot of (most of the) important packages manually.

Erm. There's still a chance all those packages will be moved to
[community] instead of unsupported. E.g. dia, xboard, epdfview and
slmodem are still marked as candidates to [community] and will not be
moved to the AUR.

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