[aur-general] Deleting packages in AUR

Sebastian Nowicki sebnow at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 00:26:49 EDT 2008

On 03/06/2008, at 9:14 AM, Geoffroy Carrier wrote:

> Excerpts from Ronald van Haren's message of Mon Jun 02 17:47:22  
> +0200 2008:
>> yes I would say go ahead and submit the patch
> +1
> Check out my great nude pics at http://aur.archlinux.org/

First of all, what?

> I thought that it may be better if we restricted the deleting to  
> only devs/TUs so this con no longer happen.  (see bug http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10527) 
> .  The question is, how often do packages get deleted from the AUR  
> and thus how much work would this generate?  I guess it would be in  
> similar volume to what we already get from orphan requests but this  
> is just a guess.

I don't think packages would get deleted that often at all. The only  
scenarios I can think of is when an SCM packages becomes obsolete  
because the SCM changed upstream, or as Callan said, a package was  
mistakenly uploaded.

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