[aur-general] mistake in packaging guidelines

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 11:25:45 EST 2010

On 01/16/2010 06:12 PM, hollunder at lavabit.com wrote:
> Please have a look here:
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Packaging_Standards#Submitting_Packages_to_the_AUR
> It says:
> Please add a comment line to the top of your PKGBUILD file that
> follows this format. Remember to disguise your email to protect against
> spam: # Contributor: Your Name<address at domain dot com>
> This is wrong and should read: # Maintainer: Your Name<address at
> domain dot com>
you are correct.

> This is apparently missleading new and not so new AUR packagers, I just
> had an argument about it.
> Imho somewhere on this page it should be mentioned that previous
> maintainers and other contributors should be kept in the PKGBUILD file
> as contributors as this also seems to be not very well known.
again you are correct. why not edit it and change to reflect the actual 
thing? is a wiki... or is protected?

> Regards,
> Philipp


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