[aur-general] dockapps.windowmaker.org website is down
sanskritfritz at gmail.com
Sat Jan 4 16:10:03 EST 2014
On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 6:01 PM, Doug Newgard <scimmia22 at outlook.com> wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2014 12:03:21 +0100
> > From: sanskritfritz at gmail.com
> > To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> > Subject: [aur-general] dockapps.windowmaker.org website is down
> > There is a problem with dockapps.windowmaker.org for some months now.
> > Consequently some dockapps are broken now since the download url does not
> > exist. Bidulock suggests we include the source tarball into the package
> > the time being. I know this is against the policy in the AUR, how should
> > proceed then? The programs themselves work perfectly, we use them on a
> > daily basis. Of course in the meanwhile we try to contact upstream.
> > On Sat, Jan 4, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Brian F. G. Bidulock
> > <bidulock at openss7.org>wrote:
> >> Attached is a src package that gets around the dockapps.windowmaker.org
> >> problem.
> There are dozens of file hosting sites on the internet, the AUR is not one
> of them.
> Mirror the files on any one of them.
So you guys will strictly advise against including the sources into the
package? Because that seems more logical to me, but I understand that the
AUR server has limited resources.
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