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

Andrei Thorp garoth at gmail.com
Fri May 22 13:11:45 EDT 2009

On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 12:34 PM, Chris Brannon <cmbrannon at cox.net> wrote:
> Andrei Thorp wrote:
>> Another thing that you guys probably don't care too much about is the
>> fact that -Qi -ing a package that you have installed will not list the
>> Maintainer for packages from AUR.
> Actually, -Qi'ing or -Si'ing a package doesn't list the maintainer at all!
> The "Packager: " field in the output is the name + email of the person who
> last built the package, and this is not necessarily the maintainer.  Case
> in point: "pacman -Si curlftpfs".
> Don't rely on "Packager:" from -Qi or -Si.
> Yes, a "Maintainer:" field in -Qi or -Si output would be nice.

Ah, okay, thanks.


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