[aur-general] Duplicate Package Names

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 19:03:41 EDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 4:52 PM, Ronald van Haren <pressh at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 supposed to file bug reports for outdated packages.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  - allow developers to provide comments on why packages are out of date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  - help ensure that out of date notices don't get lost in the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 marks it out of date.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 flagged out of date.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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