[aur-general] Orphaning a 1000 packages
magnus at therning.org
Thu Nov 17 13:38:48 EST 2011
On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 09:15:32AM +0100, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> 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 orphan them.
I tried sending the list privately, but maybe it didn't make it to
you. Anyway, I've uploaded a list, it's all packages owned by the
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