[aur-general] AUR Improvement Thread
schiv at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 17 08:10:42 CET 2010
On 17 November 2010 12:17, Kaiting Chen <kaitocracy at gmail.com> wrote:
> How can we make the AUR even better? I'll start:
> 1. Integrated distributed version control system
> 2. User provided binaries (if case anyone wants to volunteer) (this should
> probably be carefully controlled)
This should _never_ happen. One of the main problems is
non-redistributable binaries, and we'll not be able to prevent that.
The [community] repository serves this purpose. For anything else,
including niche groups, separate projects can be set up.
> 3. Time-adjusted 'relevance' measure (votes are useful but suck at the same
> time; nobody cares if a packages was upvoted 9000+ times a million years
> ago, especially if it's already been obsoleted by something else)
> 4. An official client
You should know we do not allow this for a reason. This will never change.
> 5. LDAP support because LDAP makes everything so much better
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