[aur-general] Source packages in the AUR

Jelle van der Waa jelle at vdwaa.nl
Sat Sep 14 04:33:18 EDT 2013

On 09/13/13 at 01:11pm, Eric Bélanger wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 3:49 AM, Alexander Rødseth <rodseth at gmail.com>wrote:
> > We have no policies against useless packages. I have faith that the
> > AUR web system + devs/TUs will be able to keep AUR useful, also in the
> > future, despite of this, though. :)
> >
> > - Alexander / xyproto
> >
> That is incorrect.  There are policies:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/AUR_User_Guidelines#Submitting_packages
> - Make sure the package is useful. Will anyone else want to use this
> package? Is it extremely specialized? If more than a few people would find
> this package useful, it is appropriate for submission.
> - The AUR and official repositories are intended for packages which install
> generally software and software-related content, including one or more of
> the following: executable(s); config file(s); online or offline
> documentation for specific software or the Arch Linux distribution as a
> whole; media intended to be used directly by software.

Since these source packages aren't of any use, I'm removing it and CC'ing
the AUR submitter.

Jelle van der Waa
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