[aur-general] Package Removal discid

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Mon May 25 07:10:47 EDT 2009

Am Mon, 25 May 2009 17:02:49 +1200
schrieb Ronnie Collinson <notthinking at gmail.com>:

> On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 4:38 PM, Stefan Husmann
> <stefan-husmann at t-online.de>wrote:
> >>  Ronnie, all community packages also appear in AUR. This may
> >> change, but
> > now its is true.
> I was unware of this sorry, seems strange that this package returns
> two results on yaourt discid, where over community packages dont
> appears to

This is a known bug in yaourt.

See the comments there:

I hope, that wain, the maintainer and developer of yaourt, will fix
yaourt soon, because there are some more major bugs in this script.
Some of them are also security issues. In the comments he unfortunately
hasn't answered anymore for over a year.

At least for now, it is necessary to have community packages also in
AUR, because there's no package database for community as it is for
core, extra and testing. At least I don't know such a package database.
So AUR is the only possible place, where to flag a community package as
out-of-date, where to file bug reports for a community package or where
to contact the package maintainer for other purposes regarding such a


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