[aur-general] package blacklist?

Mike Hobbs mhobbs at fluid.com
Mon Jun 30 13:15:40 EDT 2014

Yeah, but AFAIK that's necessary, though, in order to replace 
xorg-server with a patched version. At least that's the convention that 
seen elsewhere with other AUR packages that contain bug fixes.

- Mike

On 06/30/2014 12:12 PM, Steven Honeyman wrote:
> I think the first line of your PKGBUILD might be the clue!
> "pkgbase=xorg-server"
> I could be wrong though, just guessing.
> Steven.
> On 30 June 2014 17:30, Mike Hobbs <mhobbs at fluid.com> wrote:
>> I maintain the xorg-server-bug54168 package in AUR, which is a replacement
>> for xorg-server that contains a small bug fix that upstream is not
>> addressing. Anyway, when I submit a new version for the xorg-server 1.15.2
>> update, it tells me that "xorg-server is on the package blacklist, please
>> check if it's available in the official repos". I've not seen this error
>> before when updating my package. Is there any documentation about what this
>> blacklist is, or how to avoid it, or how to petition for an override? I've
>> done the standard searches, but have only come across random forum and mail
>> list posts; nothing comprehensive.
>> Thanks,
>> - Mike

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