[aur-general] Please remove these packages from AUR

Hugo Osvaldo Barrera hugo at barrera.io
Mon Apr 21 03:18:59 EDT 2014

On 2014-04-20 14:07, Jesus Alvarez wrote:
> Sorry for the lack of explanation. I maintain the zfs packages in AUR.
> The zfs, zfs-utils, spl, spl-utils packages have been replaced by
> zfs-{git,lts}, zfs-utils-{git,lts}, ...
> ZFSonLinux.org are slow to make official releases, but they have a
> stable master branch on git. The original zfs packages on AUR required
> too many patches to keep up to date with kernel API changes, so we
> decided to instead base the releases of of GIT and provide the LTS
> packages for people that don't feel comfortable using the git
> packages.
> The original zfs packages in AUR are no longer required and would only
> confuse users.
> Thanks,
> Jesus A.

I belive that merging into zfs-git and zfs-utils-git would be the proper
action in this case, so as to keep comments/votes and notify users
who're subscribed.

Hugo Osvaldo Barrera
A: No, it doesn't make sense.
Q: Should I include quotations *after* my reply?
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