[aur-general] Please move orphaned package tor from extra to AUR

Ronald van Haren pressh at gmail.com
Mon Jun 29 05:42:59 EDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Biru Ionut <biru.ionut at gmail.com> wrote:

> Rorschach wrote:
>> Hi,
>> the package tor in the extra repository (
>> http://www.archlinux.org/packages/extra/i686/tor/) has no maintainer at
>> the moment. Next to that there are two security vulnerabilities in that
>> version in extra at the moment.
>> Can you move it to AUR so I can maintain it?
>> greetings
> usually a package from an official repo will come to community first if a
> TU wants to maintain it and then in unsupported.
> Like a side note, did you contact the maintainer of the package and sent
>  an updated build?
> --
> Ionut

Yes for further reference, please don't ask for that here in the future. If
there is no maintainer (and also none listed in the PKGBUILD), you can send
an updated PKGBUILD to arch-general, there are more devs reading that
mailing list, one of them may have time to update it for you.

Well, I bumped the version of tor for you to so let me know if
something does not work as expected as I've no idea how to test it.


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