[aur-general] CVS freeze and move to SVN/official tools

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 12:54:52 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Dusty Phillips<buchuki at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/7/15 Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
>> I imagine we could throw an install of the main site on the aur server
>> for community packages. I hadn't thought that far ahead though. I was
>> under the impression that community was going to remain on the AUR web
>> page.
> Its doable, but would probably need some template hacking to not have,
> like, the news and download pages on there. Unless you want the TUs to
> have their own news feeds and stuff?

Hmm, I don't know if that's necessary really.

> I think it would be easy enough to add [community] to reporead on our
> main server, but we don't want to make it look like community is
> officially supported... on the other hand, community IS uncommented by
> default in pacman, so it would actually make sense to have it on the
> main page so users can see the list of packages they have available on
> a default install. We could have a note on all community packages that
> they aren't part of the official repos...

This sounds feasible. Giving TUs accounts on the main site would
actually be easy, but we'd have to play with the permissions just a
tad. If people think this is a good idea, Dusty and I will take this
offlist to deal with the details.

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