[aur-general] large number of deprecated/duplicate flashplugin packages

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 19:08:11 EDT 2011

On 14 July 2011 22:34, Anish Bhatt <anish at archlinux.us> wrote:
> All of these packages are either orphaned/out-of-date/duplicate or
> deprecated. Could someone delete these please ?
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=47038
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=47308
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=49704
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=50704
> http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=44101

All removed.

> Also, adobe at one point had three seperate flash releases available, and
> had versioning/architecture issues that required three seperate AUR
> packages.  Their last release consolidates all these releases, rendering two
> of these packages obsolete. Adobe also tends to use adjectives like
> prerelease/beta/preview randomly,  causing further package naming issues.
> (eg, all -prerelease packages have now become -beta, when there used to be
> seperate -beta & -prerelease releases earlier). What's a good way to
> consolidate users of the three packages into the correct one ?

Post a comment on the packages that will be deleted, suggesting to
switch to the flashplugin-beta package. After a couple of weeks, we
can go ahead and delete the -prerelease packages.

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