[aur-general] Orphan Request

Doug Newgard scimmia22 at outlook.com
Tue Jul 23 17:34:57 EDT 2013

> Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:30:28 -0600
> From: unixgeek1972 at gmail.com
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: [aur-general] Orphan Request
> Please orhpan https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/perl-sub-name/ the
> maintainer has been contacted to bump the pkgrel to trigger a rebuild.
> perl-moose and a number of other modules depend on this module, and
> since the initial request to bump to pkgrel was made in June and the
> maintainer has yet to do so, along with the fact that others are
> resisting the pkgrel leads me to believe the maintainer will not bump
> the pkgrel to force a rebuild, thus making perl-moose and everything
> else that depend on this to constantly fail. I already have the bumped
> tarball ready to submit.
> --
> John D Jones III
> Perl/Javascript/Systemd Zealot
> unixgeek1972 at gmail.com
> http://www.zoelife4u.org/

This doesn't sound like a good reason to orphan a package. In the AUR, people do their own rebuilds, a pkgrel bump might be nice for those running automated systems like yaourt, but it's not required. 		 	   		  

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