[aur-general] Orphan request: zramswap

Timofey Titovets nefelim4ag at gmail.com
Fri May 23 14:25:08 EDT 2014

If needed, i can resend my conversation with swiftgeek in this thread.
But i think, all already explained in comments to zramswap
On May 23, 2014 8:57 PM, "JM" <meets at gmx.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using the package zramswap 1.1.1 from AUR and I was surprised a few
> days ago to see
> an update making it bump from 1.1.1 to 2.8.1 (and 2.9.1 since yesterday),
> so I have taken
> a close look at the PKGBUILD then I headed to AUR:
> someone has created a script having for name systemd-swap, and published
> it on two
> different pages, the  zramswap page where it has the name of zramswap --
> and on a
> systemd-swap AUR page where it had the name "systemd-swap", removed very
> recently and
> ported to Community:
> https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/log/trunk?h=packages/systemd-swap
> as per the last comment on the zramswap page:
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/zramswap/
> Currently, this is what zramswap used to look like:
> http://pastebin.fr/35980
> and the start/stop zramswap.service script:
> http://pastebin.fr/35981
> I don't have any bad feeling about the new script, but I really appreciate
> the job done
> by the "old" one, which has worked perfectly so far. I use the kernel
> 3.14.4-1-ARCH
> x86_64, a nvidia current driver, and zram is loaded and working everyday
> during several
> hours.
> And this is what it looks like now, after the new program has replaced
> this script which
> works well, with one script which provides other features:
> https://github.com/TimofeyTitovets/systemd-swap/blob/master/systemd-swap.sh
> So you can see the differences which are important.
> I posted an initial comment on the AUR zramswap page on 2014-05-21 22:39
> to explain that
> I was in disagreement with the change done, as the zramswap did only one
> thing --and
> does it well-- take care of the zram module.
> My argument being rejected, I am asking here to the Trusted Users to see
> what you can
> do about it?
> I have been a long time user of the compcache package (from the original
> project:
> https://code.google.com/p/compcache/ ) and later when the main component
> became the zram
> kernel module I started using the script meant to load and set it up,
> having for name
> zramswap, which I am still using now as I said, at it's version 1.1.1.
> My machine has 4 Gb ram, but sometimes with Virtualbox running along with
> other greedy
> applications it is very good to have.
> I would appreciate it a lot if things where put back as they were with the
> script which
> takes care of zram only and nothing else, and be orphaned as it should
> have been, in
> order to allow anyone interested to adopt it and take care of it.
> I'll stay tuned.
> Regards,
> Mélodie

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