[aur-general] help requested

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 00:17:09 EDT 2009

Nathan McBride wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I went to submit my first package, tigervnc-1.0.0-1 and that went well.
> Then I realized that I forgot to add my name to the top of the PKGBUILD 
> file...  Yea I know...  So I tried to update the package and couldn't get that 
> to work. (Later finding out that it was because I had the tar.gz file included 
> in my upload and I guess my connection was timing out on a 2.7MB file.  
> Anywho, so I abandoned it thinking if the uploader abandoned it it would 
> delete it, which is not the case.  Now when I tried to upload my updated 
> package, it said I no longer have permission to update this package because it 
> is an orphan.  

Packages are not deleted when you disown them. They are left in the AUR 
as orphans for other pick up.

> My aur name is nmcbride, could someone give me a hand getting the package back 
> so I can upload my update? :D
> Thanks,
> Nate

Go to the package's page and click the "Adopt Packages" button just 
above the comment box.

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