[aur-general] packages without category

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Tue Jul 30 14:23:43 EDT 2013

On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 08:15:06PM +0200, Lukas Jirkovsky wrote:
> On 30 July 2013 19:56, Rob Til Freedmen <rob.til.freedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There are still >1000 packages without 'Category'
> > - apparently not a hot topic.
> I think most of these packages are created by uploading the PKGBUILD
> using burp or a similar AUR uploader. If the categories were to stay
> [1], it would be good if these uploaders or AUR rejected packages
> without a category.

This would become a royal pain in the ass for updating packages, since
you rarely (if ever) update a package and include a category. I suppose
one could parallelize an existence check with the login, but I don't
really see myself doing this any time soon.

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