[aur-general] Massive orphan request II
karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Mon Jul 8 12:39:17 EDT 2013
On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 at 5:57 PM, Frank Vanderham <twelve.eighty at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Karol Blazewicz asked an excellent question. What's next, do you want to
>>> adopt them?
>> I may adopt a few but not all. I am hoping that by orphaning them, an
>> maintainer may pick them up and fix/update them.
> That list is huge. I can certainly pick up a couple, but some of them look
> horribly outdated; is it an option to delete the ones that haven't been
> updated in - say - 12 months just to bring it down to a manageable number?
> It would be a waste of resources to spend time on a package that nobody is
> using anymore.
I'm afraid it's not possible to remove old and unmaintained packages,
unless e.g. the upstream is dead i.e. the source is missing:
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