[aur-general] Orphaning my packages

Vesa Kaihlavirta vpkaihla at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 02:07:08 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 5:38 AM, Alessio Bolognino
<themolok.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu 2008-06-19 20:14, Neil Darlow wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I don't agree with Arch's reluctance to fix bugs which they consider
>> upstream. I recently installed Mandriva on one of my systems and was
>> amazed to see all the features that are broken in Arch's GNOME, due to
>> them being upstream bugs, fully working in that distribution.
>> As my principle reason for using GNU/Linux is to get work done and
>> Arch's philosophy seems, to me, to be working against this I feel it is
>> time to depart from Arch.
>> [...]
> Why don't use stop using GNOME instead and complain on their mailing
> list? Don't get me wrong, this is not intended to be an aggressive email
> at all, but if the bug is upstream... well, it's upstream fault.

I totally agree with Alessio. we should start patching large pieces of
software ourselves. We have neither the resources nor the philosophical interest
to do that.


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