[aur-general] AUR cleanup

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed Jan 26 22:01:04 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:54:25PM +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> On 27/01/11 12:45, Thomas Dziedzic wrote:
> >2011/1/26 Dave Reisner<d at falconindy.com>:
> >>So, on the subject of cleanup, I've come across a list of 530 packages
> >>on sigurd that aren't accessible from the web interface. Judging from
> >>some of the names, I'd wager that these are packages which were deleted
> >>but something went wrong, etc etc. In total, it's about 20mb of space
> >>that would be freed. Any reason these shouldn't just be purged by
> >>someone with root privs?
> >>
> >>dave
> >>
> >
> >Do you know if any of those are actually in the main repos?
> >
> These are just things deleted from the AUR.  Removing a package from
> the AUR interface does not remove the files off the server.
> Allan

aha. I wasn't aware of this extra process. 121 of these packages are in
the official repos.


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