[aur-general] wwt-svn and wit-svn
foutrelis at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 13:37:50 EDT 2010
On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 8:26 PM, Alexander Duscheleit
<jinks at archlinux.us> wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Sep 2010 19:31:07 +0200
> Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
>> On 2010-09-09 18:49 +0300 (36:4)
>> Evangelos Foutras wrote:
>> > On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Antonio Lucas
>> > <antonioluccas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > hi,
>> > >
>> > > wwt-svn and wit-svn are the same package. Both maintainers
>> > > are active, and both packages get the latest version from svn of
>> > > this package (even the packages containing a version on them).
>> > > what do you guys do in this situations?
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > <http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=37504>
>> > > http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=34239
>> > >  http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=37504
>> > >
>> > > abracos
>> > > Antonio Lucas
>> > I'm not sure which package should go; wit-svn has a more correct
>> > name, but wwt-svn was uploaded first and has more votes.
>> > I'm CC'ing the respective maintainers so they can decide which
>> > package we should keep. :]
>> The correct name should always take precedence in my opinion,
>> regardless of the number of votes or upload date. It provides a more
>> consistent system.
>> In this case I would recommend that the original uploader be allowed
>> to adopt the correctly named package.
> I'm the maintainer of the wwt-svn package, the original name of the
> program was "Wiimms WBFS Tools", later renamed to "Wiimms ISO Tools". I
> didn't catch the rename fast enough and so Gordin created the wit-svn
> On one hand I don't care either way which package remains, on the other
> hand I'll maintain my PKGBUILD anyway, since I neet those tools in
> a semi-professional way. (I "maintain" a Wii in a public place and the
> WBFS stuff gives us the possibility to restrict access to the Wii
> itself and the original media.)
> The build-system is homegrown and needs quite a bit of handholding to
> get a proper package.
> From a glance at the two PKGBUILDs it seems, mine is a bit more up to
> current standards, while Gordin's seems to "do" more, though I'm not
> clear to what purpose.
Thanks for jumping in. I've disowned wit-svn. Please adopt it and
upload your package under the new name.
When you're done, reply here and I'll delete wwt-svn.
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