[aur-general] AUR 3.3.0 released
johannes at kyriasis.com
Wed Jul 9 16:43:16 EDT 2014
On 09/07, Florian Pritz wrote:
>On 09.07.2014 22:20, Lukas Jirkovsky wrote:
>> On 9 July 2014 21:40, Jonathan Arnold <jdarnold at buddydog.org> wrote:
>>> And if the email bounces, the package
>>> should be automagically disowned.
>> Not a good idea, if there was a temporary problem with a mailserver it
>> would result in unsolicited orphaning of packages.
>Email doesn't bounce because of temporary issues, otherwise stuff like
>graylisting would be even more annoying than it already is.
>Normal retry times are 3 to 5 days with 5 being the postfix (and
>probably other software) default. If a mail couldn't be delivered after
>that time the sending server will bounce it.
Still seems excessive from just bouncing once. Having an email sent to
one of the AUR mailinglists seems like a better option, that way it can
be investigated if the maintainer really is gone or if he just forgot to
update his email on the AUR.
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