[aur-general] [RFC] Draft of the AUR 4.0.0 migration notification

Leonidas Spyropoulos artafinde at gmail.com
Sat May 23 18:56:59 UTC 2015

On 23/05/15, Troy Engel wrote:
> On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 12:19 PM, Doug Newgard <scimmia at archlinux.info> wrote:
> > On Sat, 23 May 2015 18:50:44 +0200
> > Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> I disagree - I never used SVN and used git since about 5 years, but I
> >> really don't want to clutter my GitHub account and/or own git page
> >> with 37 repos, most of it only containing a single file.
> >
> > Do you put all of your configs and other projects in the same repo? That would
> > be cleaner, too, wouldn't it?
> I agree with Florian. His use case is the same as mine, I am an
> individual contributor to AUR and have no need for 37 different
> repositories when one repo with 37 subdirectories is just fine. I'll
> be trying to figure out that new way outlined in this thread to make
> them all appear as one project using git magic when I'm required to
> convert to the new AUR git method.

I think it's quite common to have a repository with all your aur
packages instead of one for each. I'm in the same situation[1] so any hints
on how to move history to the new AUR 4 would be great {wiki or mailing

[1]: https://github.com/inglor/pkgbuild


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