[aur-general] Should we recommend removing comments from the AUR?

Joakim Hernberg jhernberg at alchemy.lu
Tue Dec 2 12:12:35 UTC 2014

On Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:43:05 +0100
LoneVVolf <lonewolf at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On 02-12-14 07:07, Nowaker wrote:
> > A custom field in PKGBUILD that AUR will understand would really
> > come in handy. Something like this: 
> > pkgissues='https://github.com/Nowaker/aur-packages/issues' <p>
> > <input type="submit" value="Add Comment">    If you can't
> > build the package, or the package is broken, please <a 
> > href="https://github.com/Nowaker/aur-packages/issues">report an 
> > issue</a> instead. </p> 
> Not a bad idea, but it would require makepkg to support it.
> Official repos have "bug reports" / "add a new bug" links on the
> package page, so they don't need this option.
> How about a similar field on AUR package page ?
> it should be empty by default, editable for maintainer

I for one would really like to see a field on the AUR where I as
buildscript maintainer can enter comments regarding the package, like X
is broken right now, for y use workaround z, etc.



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