[aur-general] Delete duplicate xampp package

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 17:11:32 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 17:06, Ghost1227 <ghost1227 at archlinux.us> wrote:
> Daenyth Blank wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 16:45, Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Currently, there are two packages for xampp that do the same thing:
>>> xampp-linux, which was there two years earlier and just xampp.
>>> The xampp PKGBUILD is pretty much the xampp-linux PKGBUILD with
>>> added stuff for taking care of x86_64 because the regular xampp-linux
>>> package
>>> will not work properly with x86_64.
>>> Therefore, this situation is a little complicated. I propose the
>>> deletion of the xampp package
>>> and notification of the xampp-linux package maintainer in order to make
>>> the package
>>> x86_64 compatible.
>> Which is the proper name though? If the xampp PKGBUILD is better, and
>> that's how it should be named, we should keep that one, perhaps orphan
>> it so the original maintainer can take care of it
> xampp is the proper name... the addition of -linux to the end of the name is
> redundant (especially on a linux system). I concur with Daenyth's
> recommendation, the properly named/more updated package should be orphaned
> so that the original maintainer can take over, assuming that he or she
> wishes to.
> --
> Daniel J Griffiths (Ghost1227)
> griffithsdj at archlinux.us
> http://ghost1227.com

I'm CC'ing this to both maintainers so that we can get their input on
this before we switch anything around.

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