[aur-general] Proposal: Mass AUR Cleanup
davekong at archlinux.us
Wed Oct 6 19:53:09 EDT 2010
Excerpts from Jeremiah Dodds's message of 2010-10-06 08:53:33 -0400:
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 8:58 PM, David Campbell <davekong at archlinux.us>wrote:
> > The old packages serve as a reference for anyone wanting to
> > adopt. If you delete them, people will have to start over from
> > scratch.
> Perhaps a simple searchable-by-name archive of old packages would suffice?
> Or even just a publicly readable ftp server? It would clear the cruft out,
> and still allow people to access an old package if they want to renew it or
> need it for whatever reason.
What matters is not how old the package is, but whether it works or
not. There has already been a feature request for the ability to
flag packages as broken: FS#18829.
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