[aur-general] TUs adopting packages from the AUR

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sat Aug 14 08:12:41 EDT 2010

On Sat 14 Aug 2010 13:38 +0200, Stijn Segers wrote:
> 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.

If a package has at least 10 votes the package can be moved to community
without discussion. TUs are encouraged to communicate with AUR users
though, if they're adopting someone else's package.

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