[aur-general] Delete request

Jakob Gruber jakob.gruber at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 15:59:27 EDT 2010

  On 09/27/2010 09:40 PM, Luca Bennati wrote:
> Hi all
> angband-svn http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33018
> epiar-cvs http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=20735
> switched since some time to git
> opensnc http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=40910
> is a duplicate of opensonic http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=25598
> rrootage-data http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10842
> is an incomplete outdated clone of rrootage
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10843
Done, thanks.
> My addition question: what to do with epiar?
> The original package http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=958 has been
> flagged out of date (correctly) since many new version came out. the problem
> is that upstream resetted the version counter, and is at 0.4.1: much newer
> than actual package, but version number inferior...
> What would the good way to update this? Create a new package like epiar-new
> or make epiar return to 0.4.1? I fear the second would cause AUR helpers to
> not upgrade existing installations of epiar...

Good question. In a repo package, the 'force' option (see 'man 
pkgbuild') would be the correct solution. I don't know if any AUR 
helpers handle it correctly though.

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