[aur-general] Please delete AUR package "protobuf2"

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Tue Aug 25 21:16:12 EDT 2009

On 26.08.2009 03:06, Daniel J Griffiths wrote:
> Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
>> Hey there,
>> I'm requesting that AUR package "protobuf2" be deleted because it is an
>> updated version of "protobuf" in [community] with no added benefit.
>> On a related note, the "protobuf" [community] package is without a
>> maintainer, yet it would be very easy to maintain and update, any
>> takers?
>> -- Sven-Hendrik
> Unless I'm misreading something, you're incorrect... The version in
> [community] is at 2.0.3, while the version in AUR is 2.2.0.... Since
> their website lists 2.2.0 as the current stable version I'm inclined
> to leave the version in AUR alone. On the issue of the version in
> [community], it's possible that Geoffroy simply hasn't re-adopted it
> since the recent transition. However, if he doesn't wish to maintain
> it any further, I'll be happy to adopt it.
Isn't updating old official packages using AUR a no-no though? At least
the wiki says so. All it takes is changing the version number of the
[community] protobuf and maybe remove the --disable-static flag to make
me happy as well.

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