[aur-general] bfinch - Was: [arch-dev-public] pkgstats and repo cleanup
allan at archlinux.org
Thu Dec 18 20:32:07 EST 2008
Ondřej Kučera wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> Daenyth Blank wrote:
>>> Bob (Finch) asked for his community packages to be removed. I wrote a
>>> little script to help with it. It's not documented and has some rough
>>> edges, but it should give you a nice base to hack on. Enjoy :)
>> Two things here...
>> Did Bob quit as a TU or just pulled all his packages from the repo?
>> And, I do not see many of his old packages in the AUR. e.g. fldigi,
>> fdlog. Is that accidental?
> What does removing from community mean (in this case), anyway? Just
> moving from community to unsupported or REALLY removing altogether? If
> the latter is the case, should that be done? Is a maintainer (now I'm
> talking mainly about TUs) really actually an owner in the sense that
> he/she can decide to just delete PKDBUILDs of his/her packages? (I'm
> sorry if I'm misreading it all but such a possibility scares me a bit.)
It should mean moving them from [community] to the AUR, which is why I
am querying what happened to a few of these packages. But, the
PKGBUILDs for anything that was in [community] can always be recovered
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