[aur-general] TU Application

Ronald van Haren pressh at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 11:58:07 EDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 4:48 PM, Kessia 'even' Pinheiro
<kessiapinheiro at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>    Recently I'm interested in packaging for Arch, because some
> applications I used aren't in the repositories. Before Arch, I
> packaged a private .deb for my work, finally I sweat a lot and I
> couldn't remember exactly what I did, but i did it. So, I discover the
> Arch way to package and in few minutes my package was at AUR, I was so
> happy! So, now my contributions with PKGBUILDs are 16 [4] and growing.
> I'm packaging some stuff's that i have not found in repositories and
> these are helpful for some people. I'm also adopting some to help the
> number of orphans be lower.
>    So, as a TU, my plans are help manage AUR and community repo, also
> trying alert the contributors about problems with their PKGBUILDs,
> because many packages are out of date for a long time or with
> incomplete PKGBUILDs or incorrect. I want to help with some security
> apps too (my major contribution was snort package, hdoria adopted it
> in extra), helping to make more eyes at the security topic.

I haven't looked into your packages yet but I assume them to be damn
good if you have two sponsors ;)

What I was wondering, do you have any set of packages in mind you want
to move to [community]?


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