[aur-general] Removal request: virtualbox-sun
rafael.f.f1 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 12:06:50 EDT 2012
2012/3/26 Det <nimetonmaili at gmail.com>:
> I guess this is a good summary of all the talk in virtualbox-sun's comment
> The reality here is that virtualbox-bin has evolved into something _at
> least_ as good as virtualbox-sun. While it's true that -sun is the original
> one it's also the one with the incorrect naming, a bit slower updates (by a
> day or so) and less votes (229 vs -bin's 3430). Because we can't justify
> keeping duplicated work around just to make everybody happy, one of them has
> to go.
> Even if -sun was to stay here the "better" stuff in -bin would have to be
> implemented there first before the removal and the renaming. When put
> together with the comment/vote merge it's starting to sound a bit pointless
> (taken how we can just remove that one).
> I know what I'd do but it's not my decision: it's yours.
>  virtualbox-sun = https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=31996
>  virtualbox-bin = https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=51727
It is interesting how both provide the same version of the same
softwaer, but have totally different depedency listed. For example,
"kernel26-headers" for virtualbox-sun.
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