[aur-general] Deletion request: virtinst-current
felixonmars at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 20:52:49 EST 2013
On Sunday, December 08, 2013 17:17:35 Jason St. John wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 10:12 PM, Jason St. John <jstjohn at purdue.edu> wrote:
> > This is an extension of the rename request for virtinst-current -->
> > virtinst. Based on some further research by djpohly, it was
> > discovered that virt-manager-0.10.0-1 began providing virt-install.
> > djpohly offered that it might be useful to keep virtinst around
> > because of all the dependencies that virt-manager pulls in. I thought
> > about this for a bit and posted the following comment on the
> > virtinst-current AUR page:
> > "Are there many cases where virt-install would be needed without all
> > of the extra dependencies on, e.g., some of the graphical
> > tools/utilities? Just headless VM servers? virt-manager also installs
> > the programs virt-clone, virt-convert, and virt-image, which seem
> > quite useful even on headless VM servers.
> > Unless virt-manager gets split into GUI and non-GUI packages, I don't
> > see the value in keeping [the virtinst-current] package around. And
> > even if [virt-manager] does get split into GUI and non-GUI packages,
> > the non-GUI package would include virt-install anyway. So either way,
> > I think this package can be safely deleted."
> > As such, I am requesting that virtinst-current be deleted.
> >  https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/2013-December/026311.html
> >  https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/commit/trunk?h=packages/virt-manager&id=5493fd016372532c5e90556e6ad5399b7e625a84
> >  https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/virtinst-current/
> > Thanks,
> > Jason
> It seems like this was missed. Can a TU please handle this?
> virtinst-current needs to be deleted.
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