[aur-general] moving jython to AUR? (WAS: Out-of-date community packages)

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 17 08:47:11 EST 2009

On 17/11/2009, Alexander Rødseth <rodseth at gmail.com> wrote:
> The jython package is out of date in Community (2.2.1), while the
> lastest version of Jython is 2.5.1
> See: http://www.archlinux.org/packages/?q=jython
> I wish there was an updated package of Jython in for instance
> Community or AUR and I'm willing to make and maintain such a package.
> I'm already maintaining several packages in AUR. See:
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=trontonic&O=0&PP=25&SO=d&SB=v
> Since I'm not a TU and I understand that one should not create
> packages in AUR that already exists, I wonder what I can do to mend
> the current situation.
> Should I apply to become a TU, just submit a package named "jython" to
> AUR and/or request that the current jython package is deleted?
> How is this kind of situation normally handled?


Andrea `bash` Scarpino
Arch Linux Developer

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