[aur-general] [removal requests] suckless packages which are deprecated due to their switch from hg to git

Ike Devolder ike.devolder at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 14:39:33 EST 2013

On Mon, Mar 04, 2013 at 09:00:20AM +0100, Uli Armbruster wrote:
> Hi
> The following packages don't build anymore because they are created for hg, which doesn't exist anymore:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/dmenu-hg-config/ and https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/dmenu-hg-xdg/, please delete, it makes more sense to ask for inclusion of those patches in http://tools.suckless.org/dmenu/patches/ (my opinion). But I could also post a comment for those two packages and tell the maintainers to change their packages so they use git. I'd do it, but don't want to maintain such packages.

please post a comment on those packages. thx
when they are really no longer needed we can delete them.

> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/9base-hg/, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/9base-git/
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sic-hg/, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sic-git/
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/slock-hg/, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/slock-git/
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sprop-hg/, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sprop-git/
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/surf-hg/, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/surf-git/
> I hope I didn't miss anything ;)

did you confirm the merges with the current maintainers. i see some of
them are still activly updating other packages.


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