[aur-general] AUR Maintenance

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Mar 29 01:21:09 CEST 2010

On 25/03/10 02:06, Firmicus wrote:
> On 23/03/2010 22:24, Loui Chang wrote:
>> On Tue 23 Mar 2010 16:51 -0400, Daenyth Blank wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 16:43, Loui Chang<louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> It may be possible to restore most of the old comments, but that's
>>>> something that we'd have to look into later.
>>> What's needed for this, and what ways could someone contribute?
>> We need someone with a keen knowledge of mysql and encodings to be able
>> to restore the backed up comments properly in utf8.
> I've done encoding conversions and repairs countless times (mostly using
> Perl). So perhaps I could help on this... (Not today though, but
> probably tomorrow). Contact me off-list and give me more detailed
> instructions of what the issue is. I do have access to sigurd but I
> can't look at the data right now as I am not in the mysql group.

Is there any progress on fixing this?  There are a lot of packaging 
notes on those pages that would be a shame to lose.


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