[aur-general] AUR Package linsmith + AUR packages (un)maintained by Speps

Pablo Lezaeta Reyes prflr88 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 18:40:48 UTC 2015

When was the last activity of Speps in the official community? because if i
was more than a year like they packages in AUR that could be a sign of TU

2015-03-04 13:53 GMT-03:00 Muflone <webreg at vbsimple.net>:

> Hi
> Before sending this request I made some seach about Speps inactivity but
> I wasn't able to find any. On IRC the last access was almost one year
> ago (May 02 15:25:35 2014).
> The package linsmith [1] maintained by speps is actually out of date
> since many years, last update was on 2011-03-21.
> Despite the out-of-date flag set more than 2 weeks ago and the orphan
> request filed on the same day the package was left unmaintained and no
> TUs took the responsibility to orphan it as it's owned by the TU Speps.
> However I think that the package linsmith is clearly unmaintained and we
> shouldn't care if it's owned by another TU and let's go with the orphan
> request and let others users to adopt it.
> @Speps, if you're still interested in maintaining the package linsmith
> please update it or else orphan it voluntarily without any further wait.
> Please don't misunderstand me, it's not my intention to hijack Speps
> packages but he actually maintains over 500 packages and many of them
> are marked out of date, and many others aren't marked as out-of-date but
> their last update was years ago.
> If Speps needs and hand to maintain so much packages let's discuss or
> else let's orphan some if he cannot sustain so much work to maintain them.
> Regards
> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/linsmith/
> --
> Fabio Castelli aka Muflone

*Pablo Lezaeta*

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