[aur-general] Please remove these packages from AUR

Jesus Alvarez jeezusjr at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 09:10:25 EDT 2014

Cool, didn't know packages could be merged. That would be great!

On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 12:18 AM, Hugo Osvaldo Barrera <hugo at barrera.io> wrote:
> 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 The zfs, zfs-utils, spl, spl-utils packages have been replaced by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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