[aur-general] Removal/Renaming Request

Doug Newgard scimmia22 at outlook.com
Thu Oct 24 13:47:43 EDT 2013

> Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:43:51 -0400
> From: jdarnold at buddydog.org
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: Re: [aur-general] Removal/Renaming Request
> On Thu, 24 Oct 2013 17:18:18 -0002
> Ronnie Andrew <ronnieandrew92 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm the new maintainer of the package: wxpython
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/wxpython-
>> This package should be renamed from "wxpython-" to
>> "wxpython-updates" since its the development version of wxpython and
>> submitting a new package for each version would not be ideal.
>> Also, i mistakenly submitted a new package trying to update wxpython
>> to a new version which should be deleted.
>> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/wxpython2.9.5.0/
> Actually, there already is a wxpython in extra that does all this. It
> should be marked out of date, I would think.
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No, the package in extra is the stable version, the AUR one is the unstable development version.

IMO, it should be wxpython-devel to keep with the accepted naming scheme.

Ronnie, you need to upload the new package to the AUR then a TU can merge the old package into it. They cannot rename a package. 		 	   		  

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