[aur-general] Request for Package Removal

Hugo Osvaldo Barrera hugo at osvaldobarrera.com.ar
Mon Apr 9 22:28:50 EDT 2012

On 2012-04-08 21:40, Daniel Campbell wrote:
> I uploaded a package that has the source included. The wiki mentioned binaries but nothing about languages like bash or Python that don't need to be compiled.
> Anyway, since I don't have a place to host it and fix the PKGBUILD, it needs to be removed so the AUR's not marred, I suppose. The package is named 'dupekill'. I uploaded it and am the current maintainer (xelados on the AUR). If you need further proof, my Github page is at https://github.com/sporkbox and should have this e-mail address as the contact address in the profile.
> Sorry to add to the workload. If the software supported it I wouldn't have had to bother anyone. Thanks.
> You guys should really give an option for people who upload packages to delete them through the same interface if, like me, they realize they screwed up. I had to subscribe to this list before I could send an e-mail to ask for someone to do something that should be possible without human involvement...

Since you use github, you could create a tag for every version, and have
the PKGBUILD download a ZIP from appropiate tag (there's a "zip" button
next to the repo url: https://github.com/sporkbox/dupekill


Hugo Osvaldo Barrera

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