[aur-dev] AUR new package notification

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 19:04:35 EDT 2011

On Tue 12 Apr 2011 15:16 +0200, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> 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

Yeah I would kill, or alter anything that requires tupkgs. That was
based on the old scripts that TUs used before switching to devtools.

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