[aur-general] Orphaning a 1000 packages
archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Fri Nov 18 08:10:20 EST 2011
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 04:39:09PM -0500, Justin Davis wrote:
> 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
> > --
> > Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4
> > email: magnus at therning.org jabber: magnus at therning.org
> > twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus
> > Perl is another example of filling a tiny, short-term need, and then
> > being a real problem in the longer term.
> > -- Alan Kay
> 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/ ?
I'm kind of confused now. Magnus..? If you give me green light I'll go
ahead and orphan *all* packages owned by arch-haskell. Otherwise, please
send a fixed list.
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