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

Uli Armbruster uli.armbruster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 20 15:51:50 EDT 2013

* Ike Devolder <ike.devolder at gmail.com> [04.03.2013 20:39]:
> 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.
> thx.
> -- 
> Ike

So, I have given all maintainers 2 weeks to respond. Here's the status:

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/dmenu-hg-config/ Its maintainer has created a new package, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/dmenu-config-git/
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/dmenu-hg-xdg/ Its maintainer didn't respond, please delete this package
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/9base-hg/ Its maintainer didn't respond, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/9base-git/
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sic-hg/ Its maintainer wants me to be the new maintainer, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sic-git/
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/slock-hg/ The maintainer is a TU and already took care of it
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sprop-hg/ Its old maintainer wants me to be the new maintainer, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/sprop-git/
https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/surf-hg/ Its maintainer didn't respond, please merge with https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/surf-git/

The AUR nice and clean again ... at least a bit MORE clean ;)

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