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

Muflone webreg at vbsimple.net
Wed Mar 4 18:52:55 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
> inactivity.

few days ago.

> 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 The package linsmith [1] maintained by speps is actually out of date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 Despite the out-of-date flag set more than 2 weeks ago and the orphan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 are marked out of date, and many others aren't marked as out-of-date but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

Fabio Castelli aka Muflone

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