[aur-general] Orphaning a 1000 packages

Justin Davis jrcd83 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 16:39:09 EST 2011

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> 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
> user arch-haskell.
> http://therning.org/magnus_files/arch-haskell-pkgs.txt
> /M
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I thought you wanted to keep some packages. Lukas was asking for a
list of packages you wanted to orphan, not a list of all your
packages. Am I correct in my understanding that you want to orphan
every packages that is not also on the repo at
http://www.kiwilight.com/haskell/i686/ ?


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