[aur-general] Removal package request

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Wed Mar 10 19:47:02 CET 2010

On 10/03/2010 08:48 μμ, Loui Chang wrote:
> 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?

Something like 

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