[aur-general] Proposed rules for packages entering [community]

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Tue Dec 2 04:13:25 EST 2008

Daenyth Blank a écrit :
> On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 10:25, Firmicus <Firmicus at gmx.net> wrote:
>> By the way, in order to preach by example I just moved 54 of my perl
>> packages from community to unsupported. They all had low usage and were not
>> dependencies. I had to keep some others with few votes because they are
>> needed by pkgs maintained by sergej ;)
>> To make the cleanup operation easier I wrote this little script:
> I'd just like to remind people that moving from community erases all
> package metadata entirely -- there's no real move operation. If your
> package has a lot of important votes/comments, I would consider
> waiting until we come to some backend changes which allow easier
> moving. Louipc is working on this at the moment, so hopefully it
> shouldn't be too long.
In the cases of the packages I moved yesterday, they all had 1 or 2 
votes and no comments. So there's no loss.
But of course I will welcome the addition of a real backend script which 
moves packages properly from community (or extra) to unsupported.


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