[aur-general] Deletion of orphaned packages on AUR4

Sam S. smls75 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 04:00:52 UTC 2015

> Note that we do keep the Git repositories of deleted packages,
> so if anybody wants to maintain the package later, he can always clone
> the repository of the deleted package, fix the package and simply push
> it afterwards

Can you give some details on that?

For example the libtiff4 package (which one of my packages depends on)
was deleted, but when I do

    git clone ssh://aur@aur.archlinux.org/libtiff4.git

all I get is an empty repository.

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