[aur-general] Duplicate Package Removal and Disown Request

Sam Stuewe halosghost at archlinux.info
Sun Apr 7 11:03:49 EDT 2013

On 2013-04-07 16:57, Sam Stuewe wrote:
> hashcat-bin [1] is very out-of-date and no longer serves a purpose as
> far as I can tell. Upstream packages the GUI separately, so the
> default package is the binary only anyway. Thus, the naming of the
> package is redundant, it doesn't follow the naming convention upstream
> and the sources it uses no longer exist.
> It should be removed in favor of hashcat [2]. However, the maintainer
> of hashcat appears to not be active (last update in AUR: 2012-09-28,
> last update upstream: 2013-03-22). I would be more than happy to take
> over the package's maintainence if it would first be disowned.
> All the best,
> -Sam
> 1. https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/hashcat-bin/
> 2. https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/hashcat/

Correction: hashcat-bin's sources do exist, but they probably shouldn't 
be distributed over the AUR anyway, and the PKGBUILD fails to note the 
correct makedepends.

All the best,


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