[aur-general] community repo "cleanup"

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Wed May 19 10:51:40 CEST 2010

Am 19.05.2010 06:59, schrieb Allan McRae:
> Hi,
> I was thinking that it has been almost a year since the [community] repo
> switched to using the main db-scripts, but there are still a large
> number of packages without the package architecture in their name (the
> old scripts removed it). It is somewhere around 1/3 of the repo
> (anything build before 2009-07-14). In fact, one package (datemath) was
> built back in 2005!
> Given these packages are obviously not updated much, it would be good to
> give them a rebuild to get new packaging policies in place such as:
> - get the package architecture in the file name
> - build with new toolchain, CFLAGS, LDFLAGS etc
> - compress with .xz format
> - convert to arch=any as necessary
> - $startdir usage
> - package() functions
> - ...
> It would also be a good time to remove old packages that are really no
> longer of interest from the repo.
> What do people think? I can create an internal TODO list for these
> packages that can be slowly worked through.
> Allan

Good idea! Go ahaead!

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