[aur-general] Request merge: mingw-w64-sqlite3 into mingw-w64-sqlite3

Philip A Reimer antreimer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 13:47:30 EST 2014

On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Daniel Micay <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 12:11 PM, Philip A Reimer <antreimer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > Please merge. I renamed the package to match the name of sqlite in extra.
> > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mingw-w64-sqlite3
> > into
> > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/mingw-w64-sqlite
> >
> > -ant32
> > http://amr.linuxd.org
> Using the sqlite3 naming seems like asking for trouble based on how
> upstream works.
> > SQLite4 is an alternative, not a replacement, for SQLite3. SQLite3 is not going away. SQLite3 and SQLite4 will be supported in parallel. The SQLite3 legacy will not be abandoned. SQLite3 will continue to be maintained and improved. But designers of new systems will now have the option to select SQLite4 instead of SQLite3 if desired.
> I know the official repositories do this, but it doesn't work when
> upstream considers new releases to be independent projects and will
> continue development of the old one - even new features and
> performance enhancements.
> When SQLite4 is released as stable, there's going to be a problem.

I was not aware that SQLite4 wouldn't be a replacement. If this
package should be named sqlite3 then the new package needs to be

I'll be waiting for a TU to either delete mingw-w64-sqlite or merge
mingw-w64-sqlite3 into it.

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