[aur-general] Community and the AUR (Was: Vote - Moving [community] to use same system as main repos)

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 23:20:10 EST 2009

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 8:14 PM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 10:19:21AM -0500, Daenyth Blank wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 00:59, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> > Any other people want to comment on this?  Any TUs feel keeping AUR pages
>> > for [community] packages is necessary?
>> >
>> > Allan
>> >
>> I'd like to keep them. Especially if we get smooth non-destructive
>> transitions moving a package from community to unsupported.
> Hmm it seems like all it takes to move a package from community to
> unsupported is to upload the tarball with buildscripts via the AUR
> interface (pkgsubmit.php). Votes and comments are preserved.
> So if we're doing a clean up, we can disable tupkgupdate to be safe.
> tupkgupdate only runs a minute after the hour every hour.
> It shouldn't be a problem really.

So are you suggesting that all community packages will also exist in
unsupported? If we're going to go that route, why not integrate the
AUR with the abs tree - seems there'd be no need to upload anything
that way, and there' be no file duplication.

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