[aur-general] TU Application: Dave Reisner

Peter Lewis plewis at aur.archlinux.org
Thu Dec 2 18:04:28 CET 2010

On Thursday 02 December 2010 16:54:31 Xyne wrote:
> Peter Lewis wrote:
> > My view would be that if a package builds a semi-stable but unreleased
> > version (from wherever) which has been selected by the packager or
> > upstream, then the package should be suffixed by -dev, -prerelease
> > -unstable or something similar.
> > 
> > For the removal of confusion, -git -svn etc. should *track* the VCS in my
> > view.
> For clarity, the only tag that I referred to in my previous post was the
> "vcs" tag. I agree with your comments regarding other suffixes. I think my
> proposed rule-of-thumb still works because the PKGBUILD for semi-stable
> releases still generates a fixed binary package.

Indeed :-)

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