[aur-general] Discussion regarding TU Swiergot

stefan-husmann at t-online.de stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Sat Feb 21 16:01:32 EST 2009

-----Original Message-----
> Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 21:24:22 +0100
> Subject: Re: [aur-general] Discussion regarding TU Swiergot
> From: M Rawash <mrawash at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion about the Arch User Repository (AUR)"
> <aur-general at archlinux.org>

> 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 cinelerra-cv package which was several months out of date and using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 packages marked out of date (and some have comments explaining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 :)

interesting, I do not know any PKGBUILDs for Pascal written stuff. Maybe
we could write a wiki article about how to do so.

Regards Stefan

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