[aur-general] packages without category

Daniel Micay danielmicay at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 14:01:18 EDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Rob Til Freedmen
<rob.til.freedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are still >1000 packages without 'Category'
> - apparently not a hot topic.
> Maybe we add another line to Statistics on the AUR front page just to
> let users know of packages not found by the package search function
> - unless searched by using 'Category=All', clicked on 'Category' and
> reading all entries with 'Category=none' to look for possible search
> targets.

To be honest I find those categories pretty pointless, because they're
vague (system, lib, x11, ...) and not used for the packages in the
official repositories. As soon as a package moves to [community] or
[extra], the category is gone.

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