[aur-general] [deletion request] python-restkit

Daenyth Blank daenyth+arch at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 10:05:38 EDT 2011

On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 07:22, Rémy Oudompheng <remyoudompheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2011/4/3 Baptiste <zerstorer at free.fr> wrote:
>> The packages `python-restkit' [1] and `restkit-git' [2] should be
>> deleted : they are both out-of-date and violating python packaging
>> guidelines (I believe they come from an ancient time, when python3 was
>> only a dream...)
>> They are replaced by `python2-restkit' [3].
>> Whenever someone really needs a -git package, should he just create
>> another, with the right name (`python2-restkit-git').
> Why delete restkit-git if there is no replacement for it? Was it
> broken? How do I know how to create python2-restkit-git if I need it?
> Why didn't you create it yourself?
> --
> Rémy.

+1. These should not be deleted just for naming conventions, unless
there is another package in conflict with it. I know the packages work
since I use py-restkit almost daily.

Since they've already been deleted, Baptiste, can you upload proper

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