[aur-general] Update notifications

Joakim Hernberg jhernberg at alchemy.lu
Wed Jun 24 09:00:57 UTC 2015

On Tue, 23 Jun 2015 11:49:22 +0200
Marcel Korpel <marcel.korpel at gmail.com> wrote:

> * Justin Dray <justin at dray.be> (Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:12:26 +0000):
> > I was thinking it could be useful to show in comments when a new
> > version is pushed by the maintainer of a package; just a line break
> > and maybe v1 -> v2 or the git commit message or something. It would
> > be easier to make sense of comments on many of the packages I've
> > seen and allow us to see if comments pertain to the current version
> > or not without losing comment history.
> This is already a feature request:
> https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/30109
> Moreover, in AUR4 you're able to see old commit messages by clicking
> on 'View changes'. I'm not in favour of cluttering comments with
> update messages, unless it's something important. Some packages have
> lots of updates and then one has to plough through all those update
> comments to see if there's something useful in there.

I'd be in favor of having such comments.  Possibly as a user option to
display the comments.



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