[aur-general] mistake in packaging guidelines

Thayer Williams thayerw at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 11:32:47 EST 2010

On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 8:25 AM, Ionut Biru <biru.ionut at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

It's a half-truth isn't it?  I mean if if is the first time a package
is being submitted to the AUR it *should* be Contributor and not
Maintainer.  The Maintainer should only be appended to the list if
replacing an existing PKGBUILD.  At least that was my understanding of

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