[aur-general] AUR webpage

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 20:41:21 EDT 2009

On Thu 02 Jul 2009 02:18 +0200, Xyne wrote:
> nathan duane <ndowens04 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a suggestion, it would be nice to have a text editor for the AUR page
> > so u could edit your PKGBUILDs without having to download then resubmit
> I think that's an interesting idea and it should only need a few tweaks
> to the code that displays the PKGBUILDs already (wrap the output in a
> text area, add it to a form and then handle the POST data).
> If we added this then changed the AUR so that any registered user could
> edit any orphaned package online, it might encourage drive-by updates.
> This would not present any new security concerns because any registered
> user can already adopt a package, edit it, upload it then disown it. On
> the other hand, not having to jump through those hoops might encourage
> people to update it on the spot.

I don't think it would be that difficult to set up locally, and then you
can use whatever editor you please. I think we should leave it to the
clever archers out there. :D

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