[aur-general] Deletion request

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed Feb 2 18:44:37 EST 2011

On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 12:29:56AM +0100, Martin Peres wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just spent a couple of minutes looking at the orphan packages
> on AUR and
> some of them should be deleted as their previous maintainers said they
> are useless but forgot to send the deletion request on the ML:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=35080
> qtcreator-cpphelper-plugin-git
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=39744 aften-svn
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=28626 blender-simphys
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=19607 texi2html-cvs
> This one is strange:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=33092 gold-cvs
> Heftig, why do you want to keep this package for reference?
> Any news about the "Deletion request" button in the AUR website?
> By the time it is implemented, it would be cool to add a warning when
> people press the orphan button that they may want to send a mail to this
> ML for deletion.
> Martin

Thanks for pointing these out. I've nuked the first 4. gold-cvs is a bit
of an odd case.. it still has a valid upstream, but it's included as an
optional linker as part of GNU ld. It's not invalid, but not it's


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