[aur-general] problem uploading

Allan McRae mcrae_allan at hotmail.com
Mon May 19 09:29:44 EDT 2008

Firmicus wrote:
> Allan McRae a écrit :
>> Firmicus wrote:
>>> I am trying to upload the package perl-ppi to AUR, but I get the 
>>> error message "You are not allowed to overwrite the perl-ppi 
>>> package" even though this package does not exist on AUR.
>> It would seem you've run into the worlds most annoying bug 
>> (http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/8672).  But it is interesting that 
>> this package appears to have never existed in the AUR.
> This is a pain, coz perl-ppi is a dependency of perl-critic, which I 
> have uploaded to AUR on Saturday. What should I do?

Well, I'm not really sure.  Maybe directly contact a person with server 
powers (Simo?).  We should probably see about getting a TU access so we 
can clear those buggy packages out as they occur, at least until the bug 
gets properly fixed.  I have seen this pop up on the mailing list 
several times now.

In the mean time, I would post the perl-ppi PKGBUILD as a comment in 


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