[aur-general] AUR 4.0 and existing git repositories

Lukas Fleischer archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Sat Jan 17 16:15:43 UTC 2015

On Sat, 17 Jan 2015 at 17:03:45, Hugo Osvaldo Barrera wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been reading about the upcoming AUR 4.0 with git repositories for each
> package (which is very much welcome for a variety of reasons!).
> I'm curious how existing packages will be handled. I already keep git repos for
> my packages, so it would be nice to be able to import those directly for two
> reasons:
>  * To share the existing history with everyone else.
>  * If packages are imported as-are into new repositories, then I can't push the
>  existing repos. I'll need to create clone the AUR-generated ones, and work on
>  those, loosing all my history.
> Has this sort of scenario been given any thought?
> [...]

Yes, please check [1].

[1] https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-dev/2014-December/003014.html

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