[aur-general] Remember the rules for adding packages to [community]

Ng Oon-Ee ngoonee at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 05:18:32 EST 2010

On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 19:16 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 06/12/10 18:41, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 7:56 AM, Allan McRae<allan at archlinux.org>  wrote:
> >> So...  I just noticed a package was added to [community] that I am certain
> >> did not pass any of the criteria required for being added.
> >>
> >> When I looked in the AUR for that package less than a week ago as a
> >> potential replacement for an old and unmaintained package in [core], it was
> >> not even in the AUR...    and I can find no evidence for it every being
> >> added to the AUR in the time since.   So it did not have 10 votes, it
> >> definitely would not have 1% pkgstats usage.
> >
> > Are you talking about mailutils? It has been in [community] for over a year.
> >
> Oops... how the hell did I miss that when I searched a week ago!
> Anyway, that was not the only package I was talking about, as I have 
> seen quite a few new packages entering the repo lately which have been 
> questionable additions.  So it was more of a reminder to people to put a 
> bit of thought into what is added into the repos.
> Allan

Good excuse, Allan =0

More information about the aur-general mailing list