[aur-general] Deletion Request - rEFIt
alucryd at gmail.com
Fri Oct 18 03:50:55 EDT 2013
On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 9:31 AM, Justin Dray <justin at dray.be> wrote:
> 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
> 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:
>>> rEFIt is no longer maintained upstream and its author
>>> everyone to switch to rEFInd instead, at
>>> http://refit.sourceforge.net/ .
>>> please delete AUR refit
>>> With Best Regards,
>> I am not a TU, so this is not an official set of logic, but if the
>> 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
>> 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,
Well, in this case rEFInd is a fork of rEFIt which provides the same
features and probably more, and is actively developped. I don't see why
people would prefer rEFIt over rEFInd, but that is just my opinion. I
would personally remove refit, but I guess it doesn't harm the AUR for
What do other TUs think?
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