[aur-general] Idea for AUR improvement

Heiko Baums lists at baums-on-web.de
Fri Jun 1 20:39:48 EDT 2012

Am Sat, 2 Jun 2012 01:23:30 +0200
schrieb Cédric Girard <girard.cedric at gmail.com>:

> On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Heiko Baums <lists at baums-on-web.de>
> wrote:
> > Btw., I read at least one comment in the AUR in which the old
> > maintainer asked to be removed from the #Contributor flag in the
> > PKGBUILD. So I think that not everybody would be happy with such a
> > previous maintainer field in the AUR.
> >
> Seems strange. Only real reason I can see for not wanting to appear as
> previous maintainer would be if the PKGBUILD has deviated too much
> from previous maintainer vision (and probably in a bad way). But it
> means the PKGBUILD has a new maintainer which is a different case.

Unfortunately I can't remember which package it was, but I remember
that the previous maintainer hasn't given a reason for his request. A
reason I could also think of are (new) privacy concerns for whatever


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