[aur-general] Orphans in [community]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 1 08:32:49 EST 2010

On 24/01/10 12:31, Daniel J Griffiths wrote:
> For quite a while now we have been asking for people to adopt the
> orphans in the [community] repo. Some of us have readopted packages that
> belonged to us prior to the server move, and a few have even picked up
> some of the leftovers. However, as of now there are 634 orphaned
> packages in [community]. Therefore... any packages not adopted within
> the next week that are not explicitly required by another package in
> [community] will be dropped to AUR.
> If you intend to adopt a package, please be sure that you adopt for both
> architectures, if applicable. Additionally, please ensure you have
> adopted both architectures for any packages you already maintain. There
> are a handful of orphaned packages that only have one architecture.
> Next Saturday (01/30/2010), I will go through the leftovers, adopt
> anything that is required by another package in [community] myself, and
> drop whatever is left to AUR.

So now that the big rebuild is out of the way, it might be a good time 
to do this.  Want to generate a potential removal list and post it?


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