[aur-general] TUs adopting packages from the AUR

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sat Aug 14 07:43:37 EDT 2010

On 08/14/2010 02:38 PM, Stijn Segers wrote:
> Guys,
> When I saw this discussion about sage-mathematics I was just wondering what is customary when a TU
> wants to adopt packages that are not his and are maintained by someone in the AUR.
> I had a couple of those (remmina-plugins and freerdp) and from one day to another my packages were
> 'gone' from AUR. Only after that some TU sent me a message that he had taken my packages. There was
> nothing in the AUR ML about moving it.
> Is this how this is usually done? I know developers aren't great communicators, but it sure struck
> me as impolite, rude even.
> Thanks

yes. this is how we handle it. eventually we have to do that since you 
or any other contributors can't commit to community and we want all our 
users to easy access their favorite applications.

If you want, then step down and became a TU.


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