[aur-general] packages deletion request
ngoonee at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 12:25:42 EDT 2010
On Sun, 2010-09-12 at 11:01 -0500, Brad Fanella wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 10:05:35AM -0600, jwbirdsong wrote:
> > On 09/12/2010 07:17 AM, Xavier D. wrote:
> > 1st-ly I'd like to apologize to the OP, the following comments are NOT
> > directed just at you but more as an open mail to community.
> > There seems to be a recent trend to request deletion of (to use OP
> > phrasing) orphans, out-of-date and not updated for over a year.
> > It seems this makes them PERFECT candidates for adoption and/or
> > abandonment-adoption as opposed to deletion. The few I viewed in the
> > list all seemed to have source available.
> > Deletion criteria include (but not limited to) no sources and duplicates
> > of AUR/community or other repo packages.
> > Just my bitchin' to put in my 2 cents
> Agreed. I also feel this way towards [community]. If a project has been ended and the source is still available, then I see no reason to remove it from [community].
> It's just one of those things that I never understood.
One additional criteria - if it doesn't build anymore (for ended
projects it happens after a while).
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