[aur-general] large number of deprecated/duplicate flashplugin packages
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 All of these packages are either orphaned/out-of-date/duplicate or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 ?
> 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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