[aur-general] Removal request: green
felixonmars at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 11:22:53 EDT 2013
On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 17:09:03 Karol Blazewicz wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 3:56 PM, Felix Yan <felixonmars at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 09:38:36 Edoardo Maria Elidoro wrote:
> >> Hi everyone,
> >> this package  is four years old, upstream developement has stopped
> >> (around four years ago) and seems to not compile anymore. I request
> >> its removal from AUR.
> >>  https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/green/
> >> Thanks,
> >> Edoardo
> > Removed, thanks.
> > Regards,
> > Felix Yan
> Can somebody please explain again, what does it mean "dead upstream"?
> Since the sources are available, I thought we should keep it.
> Is the policy "remove the broken package - if someone knows how to fix
> this, they will upload a fixed package" or "let it be, maybe somebody
> someday will post a patch"?
Given the PKGBUILD simply calls make and install the result, and the PKGBUILD itself doesn't follow guidelines, I don't see a problem just to remove it (and it's been 4 years).
Anyway it's still there if you wanna have a look: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gr/green/PKGBUILD
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