[aur-general] Question about bad applications

PyroPeter abi1789 at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 31 10:36:50 EDT 2010

On 08/31/2010 08:17 AM, Nathan O wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 1:13 AM, Loui Chang<louipc.ist at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Tue 31 Aug 2010 00:48 -0500, Nathan O wrote:
>>> What should I do about software that won't work, not due to the fact
>> about
>>> how it is packaged, but badly coded? I am finding some packages of mine
>> that
>>> won't compile or run and the author(programmer) doesn't seem to be active
>>> anymore
>> Patch them if you want, orphan them if you don't.
>> Some applications I can patch or use sed, but there are some packages that,
> in my opinion, would require somebody that knows programming in order to fix
> the issues.
Hi Nathan,

If it's a useful software someone will fork and fix it properly.
Are you speaking about a particular software?

Greetz, Peter Lustig
freenode/pyropeter                          "12:50 - Ich drücke Return."

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