[aur-general] Removal request: green
karol.blazewicz at gmail.com
Wed Jul 17 12:19:09 EDT 2013
On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 5:22 PM, Felix Yan <felixonmars at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> Felix Yan
Thanks, I saw it's a very simple PKGBUILD but I wanted to ask before
I submit a list of not-dead-yet packages for removal :-P
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