[aur-general] TU Resignation
mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 30 19:28:49 EST 2008
Callan Barrett wrote:
> Hey there,
> I was thinking about this for a while and finally decided to write the
> email. I've been doing this thing for about 12 months now and to be
> honest it's gotten really boring lately being a TU, I now think
> packaging is the most tedious and annoying process ever and I don't
> think I can be bothered doing this anymore. Anyway, I maintain 75
> packages in community, most of which being the xfce-svn ones, but
> they're all pretty easy to maintain.
> I don't know exactly what should happen to the xfce-svn packages,
> although it would be great if another TU maintains them it is a lot of
> packages and it might be best they go into unsupported for now, if
> anyone is interested there is a script I have to automate the whole
> process of updating it. The rest of the packages are pretty minor,
> maybe even don't need to be in community, and it wouldn't be hard to
> just pick a few out.
> So there we go, I'll probably stay involved with Arch but definitely
> not the packaging side of it. Good luck to the rest of the TUs.
Well, I too am joining the list of the shocked. What if we offer a pay
rise, lets say 20%! :)
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