[aur-general] AUR Cleanup Day organization

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Sat May 3 06:02:53 EDT 2008

Geoffroy Carrier wrote:
> On 5/2/08, Allan McRae <mcrae_allan at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>  This situation is behind my reasoning to create a list of potential
>> removals first.  I think we need to be careful of removing too many
>> packages, especially in our first cleanup attempt.  Just the really unneeded
>> ones as a first step.  I had even considered that once the list was made,
>> then I would archive all the relevant PKGBUILDs before deleting them. But it
>> would be better to just not delete useful packages in the first place...
> I second your proposition.
> In case we want to work on IRC for the CU day as proposed earlier
> (which I think is a good idea), I wrote a IRC bot. Just say ":d
> pkgname" (I use vim...) and it will download it for backup, then make
> a report. I'll make an archive of the result packages at the end.
> Running for now on #archlinux-cleanup at freenode,
> http://koon.fr/~gcarrier/cleanup/
This sounds interesting. So if I understand this correctly (which is a 
big assumption), the packages downloaded to your website? What do you 
mean by "make a report"?


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