[aur-general] [AUR4] remove commits in aur4. how?

SpinFlo sl1pkn07 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 19:08:28 UTC 2015

2015-06-10 21:04 GMT+02:00 Eli Schwartz <eschwartz93 at gmail.com>:
> The AUR4 does not allow rewriting history. Even if it did allow it, you'd
> have to use `--force` to push a non-fast-forward change, but it is a moot
> point because the AUR is set up to deny non-fast-forwards regardless. ;)
> I believe the reason is to prevent malicious individuals from adopting an
> orphaned package and deleting the history. (Part of) the reason we are
> moving toward git repositories for package maintenance is in order to track
> package history without the need for *non-official* resources e.g.
> http://pkgbuild.com/git/aur-mirror.git/ -- if maintainers were allowed to
> delete history, that would be slightly counter-productive. :(
> We can't delete our embarrassing mistakes anymore. :-P
> (Not that we could before, I guess, since it is mirrored, but now our
> mistakes are on official record.)
> -- Eli Schwartz

ok then

in the next time I'll be more careful. (I hope not fill pages and
pages and pages of failures in the history) XD


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