[aur-general] pacworld(3) in AUR

Javier Domingo Cansino javierdo1 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 3 18:31:36 UTC 2015

If I used it, I would put it in a github repo, and link it there, take
ownership of the package, and invite anyone to take it from you.

On Sat Jan 03 2015 at 7:18:29 PM Troy Engel <troyengel+arch at gmail.com>

> Wondering what the right thing to do here is -- there is/was a package
> "pacworld" that has a dead homepage and source is no longer available
> (Dropbox link). Someone else came along (violating the guidelines) and
> made a 'pacworld3' package pointing at another download location of a
> newer Dropbox tarball, it's also dead now as well.
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/?O=0&C=0&SeB=nd&K=
> pacworld&outdated=&SB=n&SO=a&PP=50&do_Search=Go
> I Google around and found the author on Github, but his copy of the
> code is pre either of these packages. Another google hit found a
> pastebin.com "version" of the later code but it's veracity is
> questionable. My end opinion is this code is dead and neither package
> can be rebuilt (kinda sad, as I thought it sounded interesting) and
> looks to have just died upstream.
> Should we file a delete request for these in AUR? What's the standard
> process in this situation to clean things up when upstream/sources
> disappear?
> -te

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