[aur-general] Orphans [extra] repository cleanup
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed May 4 03:39:23 CEST 2011
On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi DEVs/TUs,
> I'm again on the cleanup of orphans packages in the [extra] repository; this
> time with a small list.
> The list is based on orphans packages needed by none.
> I don't see very important packages there, but chromium, krusader, mc and
> proftpd which maybe should be kept in [extra]; though they will probably find
> their maintainers in [community].
> As the last time (more than 7 months ago), please cross out the packages you
> want to keep in [extra]. Adoption is not required, but it would be nice.
> If you are a TU you can ask to maintain a package writing its name to the
> "Candidate to [community]" list.
> I invite all you maintainers to check the orphans packages on the Arch
> website, many are maintained packages where the maintainer simply forgot to
> adopt it.
>  https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/DeveloperWiki:Repo_Cleanup
I adopted several of them and crossed them out. I wonder if it would
be better to simply remove the package from the list once they have a
maintainer in order to not clutter the list.
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