[aur-general] TU resignation

Dustin Falgout dustin at falgout.us
Sun Dec 22 18:37:13 EST 2013

On 12/22/2013 03:15 PM, Ike Devolder wrote:
> 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.
I didnt see this message before but wanted to add that I agree. The 0.7x
branch of packagekit is still supported upstream so there is no need to
hastly drop the packages. Of course thats only my opinion, it's
obviously up to you guys as TU's.


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