[aur-general] Orphan packages, Policy on bots

David Phillips dbphillipsnz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 09:23:26 UTC 2015

Yeah, I was looking at calling wget or curl to download PKGBUILDs
locally for processing, which would achieve the same thing, except in
a more nasty way.

My only qualm with the git mirror is that it keeps deleted packages, no?

On 06/01/2015, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> * David Phillips <dbphillipsnz at gmail.com> [2015-01-06 21:51:27 +1300]:
>> Hi all, I've been looking at writing a small bot which will crawl over
>> orphaned packages' PKGBUILDs, performing analysis and gathering stats.
> If you just need the PKGBUILDs and update history, the AUR git
> mirror[1] might be interesting for you so you can get that data
> locally.
> Florian
> [1] https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=113099
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