[aur-dev] [PATCH] Add support for TU ninja edits

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Thu Jun 5 03:31:19 EDT 2014

On Sat, 31 May 2014 at 15:18:20, Florian Pritz wrote:
> On 31.05.2014 12:04, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> > Trusted Users now have the ability to overwrite packages without
> > changing ownership. This allows for adding small fixes to PKGBUILDs
> > without disowning the package.
> This sounds like it is bound to cause regressions.
> I keep my aur packages in a git repo and if updates come I do my work
> there. Ninja edits will only really be useful if the maintainer isn't
> responsive so chances are they won't even notice the edit. Next time
> they bump the package they probably won't add the ninja edit so it will
> be lost.

Agreed, I will discard this patch. The feature can still be added after
switching to Git repositories. Users will then notice ninja edits
because Git refuses to do non-fast-forwards by default (and
non-fast-forwards will be disabled on the server anyway).

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