[aur-general] AUR request mentality
danielmicay at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 05:56:25 EDT 2014
On 17/08/14 05:52 AM, Evgeniy Alekseev wrote:
> In my opinion TUs should *always* check a package under request. If sources
> are no longer available anywhere (such as for some of *berlios.de projects) it
> can be removed. If the package has not maintainer and if it has a few votes it
> can be removed too (since seems it is not interesting to anyone). As for me I
> don't think that we should remove useful packages even its upstream has no
> activity (if it is not broken of course).
If it has known vulnerabilities, then I think it's a different story.
However, we should probably start dealing with dead / poorly maintained
projects in [extra] and [community] with known security holes before
applying it as a standard for AUR packages...
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