[aur-general] aurweb 4.0.0 released

Johannes Löthberg johannes at kyriasis.com
Sun Aug 9 12:52:17 UTC 2015

On 09/08, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
>On Sat, 08 Aug 2015 at 15:14:14, Jakub Klinkovský wrote:
>> [...]
>> As far as I remember, it was discussed that the old packages from AUR3 will
>> still be available in an archive. Is it the aur-mirror.git [4] or something
>> else? We were thinking to replace the currently broken links to AUR packages on
>> the wiki with links to the archive to divide the heap of broken links into
>> "obsolete" and "obsolete, but still findable" parts. For this to work, we need a
>> fixed URL with variable part corresponding to the package name. And for easy
>> maintenance with a bot, we would need a list of packages in the archive for fast
>> searching, e.g. something like [5]. Is this possible or do you have some other
>> recommendations?
>After all, I am not sure whether we should create an official archive
>hosted on aur.archlinux.org or just refer to an "inofficial" archive
>like aur-mirror.git. As Doug already mentioned, I am currently on
>vacation. I will have to think of that (and possibly implement an
>archive) when I am back home. Meanwhile, other opinions are welcome.
>If you plan to redirect broken Arch Wiki links to the archive, please
>make sure that it is obvious that these packages are abandoned. They are
>likely to break or be out-of-date for months.

Could maybe make the tarballs available under sources.archlinux.org for 
maybe a month or two I guess, or something like 

  Johannes Löthberg
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