[aur-general] Proposal for the reinstatement of AUR Cleanup Day.

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Tue Jan 25 12:47:08 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Thomas S Hatch <thatch45 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:40 AM, Bernardo Barros <bernardobarros2 at gmail.com
>> wrote:
>> 2011/1/25 Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca>:
>> > If you want a better system, add deletion and orphan request buttons to
>> the AUR
>> > interface that send an email to this list automatically or, even better,
>> create
>> > a TU dashboard for the AUR where TUs can view submitted requests, along
>> with
>> > reasons, how long packages have been flagged out-of-date, whether the
>> > maintainer has been emailed, etc. Packages could be automatically added
>> to the
>> > dashboard for consideration when certain conditions are met, e.g. no
>> updates or
>> > downloads in over a year.
>> Very good suggestions.
> I am going to go with Xyne, raising the level of awareness will aid in our
> ability to keep the AUR clean.
> I would also ask, is there a way to generate a list of packages that have
> been flaged out of date for more than n days?

So this boils down to add features, not clean up days. Got it.
This is why I posted asking for opinions rather then going straight to
announcements :)
I guess there wont be a bug day because of the reasons discussed.


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