[aur-general] Changing AUR development infrastructure.

Peter Lewis plewis at aur.archlinux.org
Mon Jan 17 04:13:07 EST 2011

On Monday 17 January 2011 01:19:22 Loui Chang wrote:
> Recently I've had the idea that I should move the 'main' AUR git repo,
> which I have been the caretaker of to the community server where all
> other community and AUR development is done. This would also mean we
> would have to run a git daemon, and should also install a web interface
> like cgit to browse the repo. I'm hearing that there is some opposition
> to this. I'd like to start a discussion to hear the reasons behind that.
> Here are the reasons I have for moving the repo:
> * The Trusted Users will have more control over the AUR development since
>   it will be on their own server.
> * We can use the new infrastructure to host other TU and community
>   projects.
> * We don't need to create superfluous shell accounts on gerolde to
>   for push access to those repos. Those accounts already exist on
>   sigurd.

Seems sensible to me. Point 2 might be a bonus, if we make it easy for TUs to 
set up new projects, then we might see more being hosted here. Make it a bit 
of a hub, so to speak.


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