[aur-general] Source packages in the AUR

alexander.r at gmx.com alexander.r at gmx.com
Sat Sep 14 08:00:55 EDT 2013

"Eric Bélanger" <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
>That is incorrect.  There are policies:
>- 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
>this package useful, it is appropriate for submission.
>- The AUR and official repositories are intended for packages which
>generally software and software-related content, including one or more
>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.

Those are by no means policies! Unlike [1], the page is freely editable, and can contain pretty much anything.

[1]: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Packaging_Standards

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