[aur-general] Discussion regarding TU Swiergot

M Rawash mrawash at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 15:24:22 EST 2009

On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 13:51 -0500, Ghost1227 wrote:
> Over the last few months, I have noticed that TU Swiergot has neglected 
> his packages in community. I first noticed this with the cinelerra-cv 
> package which was several months out of date and using the now-defunct 
> cvs repo (cinelerra-cv switched to git two months ago). I posted a 
> cinelerra-cv-git package to the AUR and attempted several times to 
> contact him. Two months went by and I got no reply from any of the 
> several addresses he has, so I discussed the situation with another TU, 
> then updated his cinelerra-cv package and sent him another email 
> notifying him of the update. I have since taken a look through his 
> packages and the bugtracker. He has several packages marked out of date 
> (and some have comments explaining fixes), as well as a handful of open 
> bugs on the bugtracker. Since I have been unable to contact him through 
> any means, I propose orphaning his packages so that more available TUs 
> can take over the responsibility for them. There are several that I 
> would be happy to take over (assaultcube, cinelerra-cv, cube, dosemu, 
> fcrackzip, nexuiz, qemu-launcher, stegdetect, steghide, supertux and 
> maybe a few others), and some of his packages (including some of the 
> ones i'll take) should be dropped to the AUR.
> Discuss

i'd love to get tuxcmd if it's ever moved to AUR, i've already prepared
a pkgbuild that compiles from source (rather than just copy-paste the
binary stuff)

cheers :)

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