[aur-general] Aur package removal

Zack Buhman zack at buhman.org
Fri Sep 14 03:01:13 EDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 01:43:03AM -0400, Alex Belanger wrote:
> I think they do it because otherwise some users would remove their packages
> thinking nobody uses them while it might not be the case. People doesn't
> seem to understand a PKGBUILD, even if orphaned, does no harm and might
> even help some - as long as the name isn't conflicting with anything of
> course.

Implying TUs--with the relatively large volume of requests on this mailing
list--can magically make an intelligent decision about whether an
existing package is worthy of deletion?

I'm already aware all TUs are ninjas.. but Gods? I'm not sure about that
one (as much as I'd love to be proven wrong).

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