[aur-general] Tarball Guidelines

David Campbell davekong at archlinux.us
Fri Dec 3 22:54:56 CET 2010

Excerpts from keenerd's message of 2010-12-03 13:46:10 -0500:
> If no one can think of a better way to deal with the nonconforming
> packages, I'll write a bot to post insulting comments.  Personally, I
> really like this solution.  The AUR has always had a wild west
> frontier / insane asylum feel to it.  The less regulation, the better
> it works.  But a few well placed suggestions could help make the two
> thousand maintainers do a better job.

Isn't this the sort of thing namcap was designed for? Maybe
namcap should be extended to do checks on .src packages, and a
report could be posted automatically using namcap when someone
posts a .src package to the AUR.
David Campbell

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