[aur-general] nanoc3 deletion request

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Sat Apr 6 11:33:22 EDT 2013

On 2013-04-06 00:25 -0400
Jeremy Audet wrote:

>I'm requesting the deletion of the AUR package nanoc3. [1]
>The AUR currently includes two similarly-named packages: nanoc and nanoc3.
>At one time, nanoc provided v2.x of the gem, and nanoc3 provided v3.x of
>the gem. [2] However, nanoc has supseded nanoc3. If you look at rubygems.org,
>you can see that the two development lines merged from 3.2.0 to 3.3.0.
>After the release of 3.3.0, nanoc3 releases stopped, whereas nanoc releases
>continued. [3][4]
>Thus, nanoc3 is no longer being developed, and it has been superseded.

The package has been merged into ruby-nanoc. Thanks.

>One last question: assuming the deletion request is approved, should the
>nanoc PKGBUILD both replace() and provide() nanoc3? If I understand
>correctly, the replace() would allow nanoc3 users a clean upgrade path,
>whereas the provide() would allow programs that depend on nanoc3 to use
>nanoc. (new package maintainer here, so still fleshing out my understanding
>of things)

Your understanding is correct.

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