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

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Fri May 22 14:47:58 EDT 2009

Am Fri, 22 May 2009 17:16:31 +0530
schrieb Abhishek Dasgupta <abhidg at gmail.com>:

> 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.

Well, the Maintainer and Contributor tags are not parsed yet, but the
PKGBUILD is parsed, because the package name, the description, sources,
etc. are read from the PKGBUILD by AUR. So this could also be done with
the Maintainer and Contributor tags.


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