[aur-general] TU Removal - Bob Finch

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 12:18:06 EST 2008

On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 10:11:25AM -0700, w9ya wrote:
> Yes Daenyth this was from the TU irc channel,.. and **then** we went on to
> talk about field additions to (try to) prevent;
> A - Someone removing my name to enter theirs as contributor.. ala an
> additional commented field caled "Original Contributor". I even asked if you
> wanted to do this. You declined and said I should do that. I had nto done
> that because I had not yet resigned AND the following issue;
> B - I was also concerned and voiced it on the TU irc at about the same time
> about how this would all work if I set up a separate binary repo. Since the
> PKGBUILDs in AUR can be "upgraded" into a binary by a TU at a later date and
> I would have no access to this PKGBUILD at that point, having resigned.
> Because of that there could easily be syncing problems from different
> versions of binaries sitting in two different binary repos, or worse compile
> time issues, or differing dep. issues.. and the list may even be twice that
> large for impacting issues.

This discussion is futile. There is obviously some rift in comprehension
here. We should at least take a good long break to think before
writing any more emails. Thank you.

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