[aur-general] Leaving Arch

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 14:28:44 EDT 2009

On Fri 12 Jun 2009 20:15 +0200, Christoph Zeiler wrote:
> This is to 
> a) inform the TUs that I've switched distros and won't be able to
> maintain my packages in the AUR anymore. Feel free to orphan all 358 of
> them. 
> b) say "Thank you!" to everybody who notified me of outdated packages,
> sent suggestions and/or patches or helped otherwise.
> c) give reasons for leaving: My mind is on things other than
> bleeding-edge and system-tinkering. Over time I also became dissatisfied
> with the official way of handling source packages. IMO Arch could be
> great at  both source and binary, but the source part doesn't get enough
> love. Why not add source support for pacman? Oh, and why not compress
> packages with LZMA?
> d) wish every Arch user all the best and lots of fun with his/her/its
> distro of choice!
> Greetings,
> Christoph Zeiler aka rabyte aka Moonborn

Yeah I agree that managing source packages could be improved.

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