[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [extra] repository cleanup

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 22:07:55 CET 2010

On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 3:01 AM, Attila <vodoo0904 at sonnenkinder.org> wrote:
> At Samstag, 13. November 2010 17:32 Heiko Baums wrote:
>> And I have nothing against cleaning up a repo. But this should be done
>> more considered. Means only unimportant, unpopular packages or packages
>> which don't run anymore should be moved to AUR or removed completely but
>> not packages which likely belong to the most popular ones.
> +1 For to consider more. With only a message with the link to a wiki list it is
> very easy to oversee something and more important there is no information about
> to what for a certain time it will be done.
> I have not anything against having more (or less) applications from aur but i
> was a little bit surprised as my favorite editor for the console joe get throwed
> out of extra.
> So i ask for the possibility of having a RSS Feed (or a web page) with at
> examples such lines
> 2010-11-10 joe -> OLD REPO: EXTRA NEW REPO: AUR
> 2010-11-10 appXYZ -> OLD REPO: EXTRA NEW REPO: NULL
> Is there any change that this could realize without too much extra cost?
> See you, Attila

There's already RSS feeds with that information (maybe not as compact
as you want) :


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