[aur-dev] URL redirect should be set to the merged package

canyonknight canyonknight at gmail.com
Sun Oct 27 11:13:56 EDT 2013

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 8:06 AM, 郑文辉(Techlive Zheng)
<techlivezheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently, if a package gets merged into another package, the URL link
> to the merged package will say 404, this should not happen, instead, a
> redirection should be made to the package that was merged into.
> If a new package with the same name as the merged package is uploaded
> again, then, the redirection will be removed.
> Which means, there should be a record of the merging activities. When
> a package is being queried, if the package exists then just return it,
> if not, check the merging records for the latest merging record, and
> redirect the page to the new package.

Please add feature requests to the bug tracker [1].

[1] https://bugs.archlinux.org/index.php?project=2

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