[aur-general] Removal package request

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 19:48:34 CET 2010

On Wed 10 Mar 2010 17:26 +0100, Gereon Schomber wrote:
> > > When it first appeared (it was yesterday) it was empty PKGBUILD with
> > > description "I'm not trollin" and foo.patch which had 256MB. The patch
> > > seemed to be an empty file (like dd if=/dev/zero of=file). I thought
> > > the uploader will ask for deletion soon but I didn't see anyone asking
> > > for deletion of the package so I checked it on the AUR. It was there
> > > but the patch had 1GB! So I asked for deletion myself.
> > 
> > I could have sworn we had a file size cap on there.
> > I'll have to look into that. Thanks for the notice.
> Well, if it was from /dev/zero, it compresses rather well and won't be
> affected by a file size limit.

Hmm. Any ideas on how we could avert this kind of issue?

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