[aur-general] Flashplugin Duplicates

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Wed Sep 7 08:37:51 EDT 2011

On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 08:01:31PM -0700, Anish Bhatt wrote:
> Can I request that some sort of system be put in place for informing
> maintainers that their package is being deleted ? I was afk for a week or so
> and I come back to a deleted package. While that was the eventual idea, I
> had a close to a thousand votes for flashplugin-prerelease, and now that
> package is gone with no way of informing the users that the package is
> deleted. Most aur helpers I've seen do not inform users about deleted
> packages.

I usually drop a comment before removing a package, so that at least all
users on the notification list get informed. In case of doubt, you can
almost always check aur-general.

I would always say that comments and votes should probably have been
merged in this case...

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