[aur-general] Merging request

Muflone webreg at vbsimple.net
Sat Sep 28 13:36:38 EDT 2013

Hello Xyne

I've already contacted the author and we're in the progress to rewrite 
this pkgbuild from scratch.
So please don't delete the package at this time, there's a chance to fix 
the sources to run properly from a system directory.

Best regards


Il 28/09/2013 19:10, Xyne ha scritto:
> On 2013-09-28 18:22 +0200
> Muflone wrote:
>> Please delete the snake_ [1] package with 0 votes uploaded today.
>> It's the same software provided by the snake_pygame [2] package.
>> It the meanwhile take a look at the snake_pygame PKGBUILD, really
>> utterly broken. I hope to avoid to see stuff like that again.
>> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/snake_/
>> [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/snake_pygame/
>> Muflone
> For reference, here is the a copy of the PKGBUILD, which was indeed bad:
> http://pastebin.com/8XCvHR2U
> Muflone, your assessment is correct, but posting "this pkgbuild is shit" in the
> comments section is neither helpful nor appropriate. Users who submit packages
> to the AUR are trying to contribute to the community. If they fail to do this
> well due to a lack of technical skills then you should offer advice and
> encourage them to improve their skills.
> The game itself [1] currently expects to be run directly in the user's home
> directory. The developer has not yet given any thought to proper packaging and
> it is therefore inappropriate to package this for Arch Linux. I will therefore
> delete the packages with a note to contact the developer to address this issue.
> Regards,
> Xyne
> [1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/snakepygame/

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