[aur-general] Accidentally overwrote package...

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Sat Feb 18 14:21:01 EST 2012

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 08:11:22PM +0100, Julien Nicoulaud wrote:
> Hi,
> I created a package and uploaded it to the AUR, but it seems there was
> already one with the same name since it has votes and the name of another
> contributor appears... I guess it was orphaned and I automatically adopted
> it by uploading a new version ? Is there some history to check it referred
> at least to the same software ? It think it would be better if maintainers
> had to explicitly click "Adopt" before being allowed to upload new versions
> of packages.

There's a Git mirror of all AUR packages [1]. And having to explicitly
adopt a package before submitting an update was how the AUR behaved
before 1.8.1 was released [2] :)

> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=10774
> Regards

[1] http://pkgbuild.com/git/aur-mirror.git/
[2] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/22992

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