[aur-general] Duplicate packages

Connor Behan connor.behan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 01:29:48 UTC 2015

On 06/04/15 08:46 PM, Justin Dray wrote:
> Hi,
> I was just wondering what the process is when someone finds duplicate
> pacakges? Assuming I'm not the owner of either package, but someone has
> uploaded foo and foobar and both provide the same thing, what would be the
> best we to get that resolved? It's quite annoying to have to read 2+
> pkgbuilds to see which one is actually decent when all I want to be able to
> do is install the package.
> Regards,
> Justin
You should identify which package is worse, or which package is newer if
they are identical. Then for that package, click "file request" and
explain that you want it merged into the other one. A TU will probably
see that request and merge them after the time delay.

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