[aur-general] changing the status of the maintainer field

Abhishek Dasgupta abhidg at gmail.com
Fri May 22 07:46:31 EDT 2009

2009/5/22 Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de>:
> Comments are more flexible, so that more maintainers and contributors
> can be added to the PKGBUILD.In this case the PKGBUILD can be parsed
> by AUR - it's already done anyway - when a package is uploaded to AUR.

No, it isn't; no script parses the Maintainer or Contributor tags since
they are just comments and in quite a few cases have incorrect
maintainers listed.

> Nevertheless I think, there's another point. Aren't the PKGBUILDs
> licensed under the GPL?

I've no idea about this.


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