[aur-general] Dropping multiget

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 29 05:45:38 EDT 2011

On 29 March 2011 15:09, Stefan Husmann <stefan-husmann at t-online.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to drop the multiget package from [community] for the following reasons.
> - the tarball does not build. The error consist in a missing header file and
> was reported twice on upstream bugtracker without an answer
> - the latest svn-checkout builds, but the revision number is still low, it is 3.
> So what do you think? Should I upload a svn-based PKGBUILD or drop the package?
> In svn there is a desktop file, which never made it to the tarball. This
> would at least allow me to remove multiget from the list in FS#23387.

Upload an svn-based PKGBUILD. multiget is one of the very few download
managers that can be compared to stuff like IDM, FDM. In fact, other
than fatrat, I think it's the only other one. I say we should try and
keep this maintained if it's not too troublesome.

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