[aur-general] Duplicate Package Names

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 23:15:40 EDT 2008

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 9:12 PM, Jud <jud at judfilm.net> wrote:
> Too many recent packages have been named the same as the "official
> package", this could easily get out of hand, what can be done about it?
> Discussion Points:
> - better education and parenting?
Always important, but how to get the point across?

> - better message on AUR page?
> - code to detect package name and disallow/delete package?
> - hit uploader with big stick?
I think these might be good -- perhaps a message saying that it is
discouraged, and a confirmation page. Bonus points if the package name
is linked up and would point the user at the appropriate package page
to flag as out of date.

> - faster updates of "offical" Repo packages?
I don't think there are many options down this road.

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