[aur-general] What stops more packages moving from AUR to Community?
hauzer at gmx.com
Mon May 26 05:25:17 EDT 2014
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On 26.5.2014 11:19, Steven Honeyman wrote:
> Reading the wiki, I got the impression that AUR packages with more
> than 10 votes would be considered worthy enough to move to the
> Community repo. I understand that the ones with thousands of votes
> haven't moved due to licence type issues or binary requirements
> (e.g. spotify, minecraft, teamviewer, acrobat reader)... but
> something as simple as Archey
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/archey/ currently has 415
> votes, and is used my many people for inclusions on screenshots etc
> (I found it by searching for it, after seeing it on the forums!) -
> that kind of thing I would have expected would be a "no-brainer" to
> be moved across into Community.
> I count roughly 9100 packages in the AUR with more than 10 votes!
> Is it a lack of TUs having time to maintain more than they
> currently do that's holding back many of them? (that's not meant as
> a criticism of the TUs; being understaffed is a valid explanation)
> Either way, perhaps the Wiki should be changed to say 1000 votes
> instead :D
Generally, if there's no TU willing to maintain a package, that
package won't be included in the repos, no matter how many votes it has.
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