[aur-general] mistake in packaging guidelines

Ionut Biru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 11:44:45 EST 2010

On 01/16/2010 06:32 PM, Thayer Williams wrote:
> 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
> it.

for my understanding and i think we all agreed on the previous 
conversation(when i applied as TU), the maintainer is the actual person 
who's maintaining the package and contributor are past maintainers. That 
we do on packages from our repos..


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