[aur-general] Notify by e-mail when PKGBUILD updated by maintainer?
nekinie at gmail.com
Thu May 8 10:52:10 EDT 2014
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If we ever have a proper notifocation system inbuilt, I hope it will
be optional per user because I don't want to be flooded with emails
about package updates. Seeing them in my AUR helper before updating is
also enough for me
- -- nekinie
On 08/05/14 15:48, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> * Amish <ammdispose-arch at yahoo.com> [2014-05-08 20:06:15 +0530]:
>> On 05/08/2014 07:40 PM, Xyne wrote:
>>> On 2014-05-08 10:50 +0530 Amish wrote:
>>>> I added one line in package update Guidelines for
>>>> Here is the link:
Here is the line added:
>>>> "After submitting the update, leave a comment on AUR page of
>>>> the package so users following the package get notified."
>>> Please remove that. Commenting every single update will clutter
>>> up the comments page and make it harder to follow discussions.
>> I am ok with removing it. But I would like if more people give
>> 1) Its just a guideline, not every maintainer will follow it.
>> 2) Maintainer can add one more point in guideline: to "delete"
>> his older update comment when new update is uploaded.
>> 3) I think commenting about update will involve more people and
>> bring awareness that the AUR package is active and not orphaned.
>> Please think over point 2, If maintainer follows guideline and
>> posts update comment, he will also delete older update comment.
>> If maintainer does not follow guideline, no need to delete
>> anything either!
>> Both ways, comment system will remain clean.
> As both a maintainer and user of quite a few AUR packages: I'll
> get annoyed and unsubscribe from notifications for all the packages
> I use which do this, and I'll certainly not do it myself.
> There *are* already a lot of tools which allow you to opt-in to
> update notifications, why don't you simply use these?
> With your guideline change, you're forcing everyone to get update
> notifications even if they aren't interested.
> For me, seeing the updates in my AUR helper is more than enough, I
> don't want an email on every update, but I want mails on comments.
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