[aur-general] plz remove perl-set-infinite

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Thu Apr 29 05:12:31 CEST 2010

On 29/04/10 12:59, Caleb Cushing wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Firmicus<Firmicus at gmx.net>  wrote:
>> Often it
>> seems the tool you are using is not very good at finding out whether a perl
>> package is already in the repos or not.
> The tool doesn't check. I have to do that by hand. I'm not aware of
> any tool that does.

pacman does...  "pacman -Ss perl-set-infinite" makes it quite clear that 
this package is in [community].   One of the old perl package generators 
used to give a error if a package was already in the repo so it can be done.

>> Perhaps you could improve that, to
>> avoid annoying the TUs every couple of days ;)
> Instead of asking me not to make a mistake how about we allow authors
> to delete there own packages from AUR?

We had issues with people adopting a bunch of packages and deleting 
them.  So this is not going to happen.

 > I suppose the final option is to make me a TU so that I can handle my
 > own deletions.

So make you a TU so you can clean up your frequent mistakes...  does not 
sound a convincing argument! :P

More information about the aur-general mailing list