[aur-general] TU resignation

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Sun Dec 22 16:15:42 EST 2013

On Sat, Dec 21, 2013 at 08:12:10PM +0100, Balló György wrote:
> Sad news. You did a great job on maintaining PackageKit's alpm backend
> in the recent years. Thanks for your work, and good luck!
> If nobody step up porting the alpm backend to PackageKit version 0.8
> (huge work!), I'll drop the following packages from the [community]
> repository in the next days:
> - apper
> - gnome-settings-daemon-updates
> - gnome-packagekit
> - packagekit
> - packagekit-qt2
> - python2-packagekit
> --
> György Balló
> Trusted User

Why the rush to drop these packages ?
Currently it is working, when none of the TU/DEV are willing/able to
continue the development of the alpm backend for packagekit and at some
point things break, then it would be a good time to drop those packages
from community.

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