[aur-general] VCS dupes in the AUR
J. W. Birdsong
jwbirdsong at jwbirdsong.homelinux.com
Wed Apr 13 21:48:21 EDT 2011
On 04/12/11 at 10:00pm, Stefan Husmann wrote:
> On 12.04.2011 08:58, Peter Lewis wrote:
> >Done a bit of research...
> >On Mon, 11 Apr 2011, Stefan Husmann wrote:
> >> irssi (VCS)
> >> * irssi-svn https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=6163
> >> * irssi-git https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=25781
> >These both seem "official", though the main website points to the SVN repo and
> >not the git one. However, it seems many contributors are using git since it's
> >easier to send in patches etc. I couldn't find out how often they're synced, but
> >I assume it's pretty regular. So, it's probably worth either keeping both, or
> >just going with git only.
> I prefer maintaining svn-versions over git-versions in AUR, because the have
> revision numbers as $pkgver, not just a date.
> Regards Stefan
I maintain irssi-svn, but only picked it up some time ago because it needed fix/updating. So no big deal if y'all decide it should go. I suppose as the discussion on this has grown cold I'll assume we're going to keep both? Seem no real conscience was reached.
I'll drop/delete it if needed.
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