[aur-general] gnomad2 deletion request

Doug Newgard scimmia22 at outlook.com
Sun Mar 3 11:10:19 EST 2013

> From: jorge.barroso.11 at gmail.com
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2013 12:20:43 +0100
> Subject: Re: [aur-general] gnomad2 deletion request
> El Domingo, 3 de marzo de 2013 10:28:17 archlinux at jelmail.com escribió:
>> On 02/03/13 20:22, Jorge Barroso wrote:
>>> Hi, gnomad2[1] is orphaned and a death project since 2011, may you delete
>>> it from aur?
>>> [1]https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gnomad2/
>>> thanks in advance
>> Just wondering why you want to delete this? I have an occasional use for
>> it - admittedly haven't used it in a while but I do have it in my system
>> build image. If it's just because it hasn't got an owner, I can step in
>> if that helps...?
>> If there's another reason - like it's dead upstream and doesn't work any
>> more because the ground has moved underneath it then fair enough.
>> However I did just check the upstream URL and it would appear to be
>> alive and kicking.
>> John
> jaja don't missunderstand me, but overall the project is been death for 2
> years... is a very old package and, furthermore, yes, it is orphaned.\

If it still builds and functions, it shouldn't be removed IMO. Who cares how old
it is or that development is dead? There are packages in the main repos that
have been dead for a decade. 		 	   		  

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