[aur-dev] AUR new package notification

Cilyan Olowen gaknar at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 11:53:52 EDT 2011

It seems I was the only one to use this feature ^^

If it's the case, then I allow you to delete it, I will use the RSS :D


2011/4/12 Lukas Fleischer <archlinux at cryptocrack.de>:
> I'm not subscribed to new package notifications but it seems like AUR
> this feature has been disabled for a while now. At least, I did neither
> find a cronjob running "newpackage-notify" nor the "tupkgs.conf"
> configuration file that is required to run this script. Browsing the
> aur-dev archives, I also found a mail [1] from 2008 reporting that the
> cronjob was obviously disabled.
> Do we still need this at all?
> Given that there were no complaints for more than two years and that
> there's a RSS feed [2] for new packages, I'd say we can drop the
> notification script as well as the field on the account page.
> Objections?
> [1] http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-dev/2008-June/000323.html
> [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/rss.php

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