[aur-general] Orphaning a 1000 packages
archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Fri Nov 11 03:15:32 EST 2011
On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:22:45PM +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
> I'm the current maintainer of ArchHaskell and within the small team
> we've reached the decision to drop support for the huge set of package
> owned by the user arch-haskell on AUR.
> Currently we maintain 300+ binary packages, and we'd like to keep them
> on AUR. All others should be orphaned (or removed). Doing that
> manually would be painful to say the least, are there any tools that
> assist with mass-orphaning?
Create a list of packages (plain text, one package per line) and I'll
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> Most software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with
> millions of bricks piled on top of each other, with no structural
> integrity, but just done by brute force and thousands of slaves.
> -- Alan Kay
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