[aur-general] Package search for community repo

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 19:39:44 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 7:11 PM, Aaron Griffin<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Heiko Baums<lists at baums-on-web.de> wrote:
>> This message is on the AUR home page now:
>> "The AUR no longer manages the community repo. Entries on this site may
>> be out of date."
>> Principally a good idea. But will community be integrated into the
>> package search on http://www.archlinux.org/packages/ or is such a
>> package database on a separate location, so that community packages
>> could be flagged out-of-date e.g.?
> Actually, I'm still not sure on what we want to do here. I'd like
> input from the TUs as to what they'd prefer....
> Right now I'm thinking we may just integrate community into the main
> site search, and give the TUs access to the dev website... but we need
> to play with permissions to make sure people can only do what they're
> supposed to

I'm in favour of this idea.  It would simplify things for dev or
TU/dev who maintain packages in both core/extra and community.  And
for users to search for binary packages.

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