[aur-general] About BURG packages

Cédric Girard girard.cedric at gmail.com
Wed Nov 24 23:12:45 CET 2010

If nothing has been done since June, what is the urge? You can write an
email and wait one more week.

I also agree with the fact that not everyone do read the forum. I personally

Cedric Girard
Sent from my phone, sorry for the top-posting.
Le 24 nov. 2010 18:20, "Stefan Husmann" <stefan-husmann at t-online.de> a
écrit :
> Am 24.11.2010 13:55, schrieb Lukas Fleischer:
>> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 02:37:52PM +0200, H.Gökhan SARI wrote:
>>> Main burg package (which is burg-bzr,
>>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33382) is not orphaned and not
>>> updated since July 16, although package is flagged as out-of-date and a
>>> better PKGBUILD is suggested in comments. And I think it's nonsense
>>> burg-themes (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=38066) due to
>>> containing themes only not working without main burg package.
>> If an AUR package is broken, you should always adhere to following
>> procedure:
>> * Tell the maintainer to fix the package using AUR comments or just send
>> him a mail. I prefer AUR comments since they can be reviewed and
>> discussed by others easily. You might also nopaste a patch and/or
>> fixed PKGBUILD.
>> * Wait for the maintainer to fix the package.
>> * If he doesn't reply/react for some time, send him a mail asking him to
>> update the package or orphan it if he doesn't want to maintain it
>> anymore.
>> * If he doesn't reply to that mail for another week, send a mail to
>> aur-general asking the TUs to disown the package.
>> * Never create duplicate packages with "-fixed", "-working", "-better"
>> suffixes.
>> I think we should delete the "-fixed" packages and disown burg-bzr if
>> the maintainer doesn't want to maintain it anymore, so someone can adopt
>> and fix the packages with correct namings. I'll send x-demon a mail.
> Hello,
> basically Lukas is right with this procedure. But in this case there is a
> forum thread since June in which the author of burg-bzr did not take part.

> For me that is reason enough to think that he or she is gone. So I
> burg-bzr. The others were already orphaned. The packageges named -fixed
> will be deleted soon. I made some AUR comments and a forum post telling
> Regards Stefan

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