[aur-general] Should I bring rpm/dkpg to community

w9ya at qrparci.net w9ya at qrparci.net
Sun Apr 6 09:42:18 EDT 2008

> Hi,
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> Well, I seem to have a fairly negative reaction on average so far...
> Perhaps pragmatic would be a better assessment.
>> I just want to point out that if a user wants to install a rpm/deb
>> package, all the tools are in extra/community already.
> But while they're not in Community, they are labelled Unsupported. I'm
> just thinking of the potential for breakage that can occur when people
> start mixing packages from foreign distributions with those of Arch and
> start complaining when it doesn't work.
> You can always use the "Not Supported" card but if they're in Community
> then there is the suggestion that these mechanisms are supported.

You are being *too* nice Neil.

These packages ARE supported once they are in the Community repo.

Very best regards;

Bob Finch

> Regards,
> Neil Darlow

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