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

Jakob Gruber jakob.gruber at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 11:36:21 EDT 2011

On 06/01/2011 05:26 PM, D. Can Celasun wrote:
> Actually, it is still possible. Here's how it'd work:
> - TU changes package name from foo to bar.
> - This automatically triggers an out-of-date notification (and an
> explanation comment) for all packages that depend on foo.
> - Everyone updates their packages to reflect the changes.
> Now all votes, comments and even notification lists are preserved without
> doing a single database query. I really don't think it gets more KISS than
> that.

I beg to differ. The way it is right now is way more KISS.
So far, my favorite suggestion is either 1) creating a way to transfer 
votes and comments or 2) keeping everything as it is.

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