[aur-general] [PATCH 1/1] TUs can change package names

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 10:23:02 EDT 2011

On 1 June 2011 17:03, D. Can Celasun <dcelasun at gmail.com> wrote:
> Possible, but is it really necessary? How is this different than the
> original approach (TU changes the name, maintainer updates the PKGBUILD) ?

The main advantage is that the new package gets uploaded before the
name change, meaning there won't be a mismatch between pkgname in the
PKGBUILD and the name displayed on the web interface. It's just a more
consistent way to handle renames.

However, both approaches seem acceptable to me. :)

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