[aur-general] Deletion Request - rEFIt

Justin Dray justin at dray.be
Wed Oct 16 03:31:07 EDT 2013

Slim had a decent sized update about 2 weeks ago, it started supporting the
normal xsession methods rather than a specific list and a variety of other
things, the version before that was less than a week old. It's stable, but
certainly not dead.

Justin Dray
E: justin at dray.be
M: 0433348284

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Sam Stuewe <halosghost at archlinux.info>wrote:

> On 2013-10-15 13:56, Keshav Padram Amburay wrote:
>> Hi,
>>      rEFIt is no longer maintained upstream and its author recommends
>> everyone to switch to rEFInd instead, at http://refit.sourceforge.net/ .
>> So
>> please delete AUR refit https://aur.archlinux.org/**packages/refit/<https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/refit/>package.
>> With Best Regards,
>> Keshav
> I am not a TU, so this is not an official set of logic, but if the sources
> still exist (even if it has been deprecated or is no longer maintained), I
> see no reason for the package to be removed unless there is a specific and
> blatant security flaw. For example, SLiM is still in the official repos
> despite maintenance largely being dead and many other packages being
> considered preferable.
> If people would like to continue using rEFIt, despite rEFInd's
> superiority, I don't see the inherent issue.
> All the best,
> -Sam

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