[aur-general] AUR Improvement Thread

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 17 10:29:21 CET 2010

On 11/17/2010 06:17 AM, Kaiting Chen wrote:
> How can we make the AUR even better? I'll start:
> 1. Integrated distributed version control system

it would be nice and often i wanted to have a history available for build.

note that right now sigurd has limited resources.

> 2. User provided binaries (if case anyone wants to volunteer) (this should
> probably be carefully controlled)

-1. for this is community. we don't need another repo managed by community.

> 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)

i don't have any opinions on this.

> 4. An official client

-1. offering official client would mean that we support aur. A API that 
can be used by clients would be fine, like we have right now.

> 5. LDAP support because LDAP makes everything so much better

no opinions here.


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