[aur-general] Orphan request

James Bulmer nekinie at gmail.com
Sun Mar 23 14:07:56 EDT 2014

Good points.

with regards to the email, I didn't know it was possible to access a user
accounts password. Learned something new there

thanks for orphaning the package :)


-- James

On Sun, Mar 23, 2014 at 4:31 PM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:

> James Bulmer wrote:
> >Could you kindly orphan the package nanomsg, its two versions out of date,
> >when I attempted to contact the owner, I received a dns error due to his
> >domain no longer existing
> The maintainer's AUR account lists a different email address from the one
> in
> the PKGBUILD. Normally I would recommend trying that one before orphaning
> the
> package but in this case the package has been flagged out-of-date for
> nearly 6
> months.
> >For the same reason could nanomsg-git be removed, I can't see a need for
> >most people running a "bleeding edge" version of this lib
> The existence of a VCS package does not imply that most people are
> expected to
> use it. If the VCS repo is active then the package should remain in the
> AUR.
> Let others determine what they need to install to suit their purposes.
> In general, "I see no value in this" != "This has no value for anyone".
> Both packages have now been orphaned.
> Regards,
> Xyne

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