[aur-general] Move pigeonhole to [community]?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Nov 21 01:34:39 CET 2010

On 21/11/10 10:16, Peter Lewis wrote:
> On Saturday 20 November 2010 23:37:55 Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
>> On Sat, 2010-11-20 at 17:27 +0000, Peter Lewis wrote:
>>> On Saturday 20 November 2010 17:22:34 Florian Pritz wrote:
>>>> On 20.11.2010 17:56, Peter Lewis wrote:
>>>>> So, the idea would be to keep dovecot in [community]
>>>> dovecot is in extra.
>>> Yeah, dovecot is in extra, maintained by Andreas. Personally, I'd be even
>>> happier for pigeonhole to go in there too and for the two to be built
>>> together each version bump, but I don't have that power :-)
>> Just a user comment, it can get a bit frustrating when direct
>> dependencies like these are in community/extra (different maintainers).
>> vlc-pulse-plugin for example (though that's not a good example, its
>> normally updated within 12 hours).
>> Maintaining together is a win, from my perspective =)
> I agree, and if Andy wants to take on pigeonhole in extra, then that's fine
> with me :-)
> I think having pigeonhole in community like this is at least better than
> having it in the AUR, since people were losing mails if they didn't notice a
> dovecot upgrade and hence didn't recompile pigeonhole.

Shouldn't pigeonhole just have a very specific versioned dependency on 
dovecot (at least depends=('dovecot=$_dcpkgver'), if not adding a 
$_dcpkgrel there too).  That would stop dovecot being upgraded without 
pigeonhole also being upgraded.


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