[aur-general] Duplicate Package Names

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 17:04:35 EDT 2008

> Not much we can do about this in AUR. I wonder why users are not
> supposed to file bug reports for outdated packages. I think it would
> actually help people gauge how important certain packages are.
> It would:
>  - be globally readable and writable.
>  - allow users to post updated PKGBUILDs.
>  - allow developers to provide comments on why packages are out of date
>  - help ensure that out of date notices don't get lost in the
>   maintainer's mountain of other email, or wherever they go.
I am in favor of this. Or maybe instead of having people report it in
that manner, have archweb automatically file a bug report when a user
marks it out of date.

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