[aur-general] Duplicate Package Names
Ronald van Haren
pressh at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 17:52:45 EDT 2008
On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 11:04 PM, Daenyth Blank <daenyth+arch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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 supposed to file bug reports for outdated packages.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 - allow developers to provide comments on why packages are out of date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 - help ensure that out of date notices don't get lost in the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 marks it out of date.
why? The maintainer gets automatically notified when a package is
flagged out of date. If no maintainer is set a message is send to the
arch-dev mailing list.
IMHO it would be really annoying to clutter the bugtracker with such reports.
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