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

D. Can Celasun dcelasun at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 11:43:56 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Jakob Gruber <jakob.gruber at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 - This automatically triggers an out-of-date notification (and an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.

Let's just agree to disagree :)

Anyway, I plan on implementing the original idea, and I'll post the patch
here. If whoever-in-charge-of-AUR considers it useful, it gets merged.
Otherwise, people are free to implement their own solutions.

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