[aur-general] Community and the AUR (Was: Vote - Moving [community] to use same system as main repos)
grbzks at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 00:28:21 EST 2009
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:57:52PM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:51 PM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:20:10PM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> >> 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.
> > Oh I'm just saying if we do a clean up before the transition
> > that it's pretty easy to move a package to unsupported, and we won't
> > lose any data for those packages transferred.
> > Yeah the running policy is for no duplication.
> Still... the idea of integrating the ABS tree brings up an interesting
> solution to everyone's issues. If you import or read the ABS tree into
> the AUR, we get all packages from all official repos, with comments
> and all that fun stuff. Not that the developers will pay much
> attention to it, but it'll sate the users who seem to want votes on
> official packages
I dont know how applicaple this is, it sounds very neat, and i guess
it will intergrate my FR http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/12902 .
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