[aur-general] Discussion period - Moving [community] to use same system as main repos
ghost1227 at archlinux.us
Fri Jan 9 14:00:28 EST 2009
Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi all,
> To get this moving along, I would like to start the official
> discussion period. Standard rules, 5 days discussion, 7 days voting,
> 75% quorum. If discussion raises some points which really need to be
> addressed before a vote then it can be delayed.
> Abhishek has mad a good summary with some additions by Loui at
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Community_move_to_devtools .
> I am very much in favour of this move as it will allow use to use
> [testing] for community packages, which remove the current problems we
> have during big rebuilds. It also means that any other changes made
> to the repos (e.g. arch=any packages, delta support to name my
> favourites) only needs to be made in one place. I also like the idea
> of the AUR being just unsupported packages and (despite not actually
> contributing code to the AUR) I have the feeling that this separation
> would make AUR development cleaner.
> Loosing the ability for users to leave comments about a package on the
> AUR is not a big deal for me as I think most of these should probably
> go to the bug tracker where they will not get lost. The concern about
> autonomy of the TUs is difficult for me to judge being a dev too, but
> given ~1/3 TUs are devs...
Sounds good to me. +1
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