[aur-general] Breaking the unspoken rule: AUR helper in [community]

Nathan Owens ndowens.aur at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 01:35:34 EST 2010

Oh, didn't know it use to be that way. I guess I didn't use Arch around 
that time or didn't know about AUR.

On 12/30/2010 12:31 AM, Daenyth Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 01:11, Nathan Owens<ndowens.aur at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I know I am not a TU, though I figured I would put in my "two-cents". I
>> agree it may be bad for first time users to have an AUR helper if they don't
>> understand there is risks. Though this gave me a idea, that may not be liked
>> or approved of, maybe if we split AUR into either packages with the most
>> votes or maintainers that are concidered trusted or been around a while,
>> from the vice versa. Kind of a trusted of the unsupported packages. Going
>> along with the assumption that the idea would work and approved of, create a
>> AUR helper, that would be in the community repo, that will only pull from
>> the trusted AUR.
> We used to have that. It was removed because people stopped using it
> and so almost all packages in the aur were marked "unsafe" vs "safe",
> so it was useless for the users.

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