[aur-general] Deleting packages in AUR
mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 5 00:54:32 EDT 2008
Sebastian Nowicki wrote:
Pretending that never happened...
>> 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.
Callan has now submitted the patch to the aur-dev list and another that
fixes FS#8672 (the one that prevents certain package from being
uploaded!). The combination of these two has cause real annoyance....
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