[aur-general] [RFC v2] Draft of the AUR 4.0.0 migration notification
Duru Can Celasun
dcelasun at gmail.com
Sun May 31 18:55:17 UTC 2015
On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 9:36 PM, Lukas Fleischer
<lfleischer at archlinux.org> wrote:
> The original thread is too cluttered already so I decided to submit the
> second version in a separate thread. The only real change is that we
> decided to not make aur.archlinux.org a read-only archive such that
> users still get updates during the transition period (if AUR package
> maintainers decide to update both aur.archlinux.org and
> This is an automated email to all AUR package maintainers.
> Starting from June 8th, 2015, the Arch User Repository is being migrated
> to a Git-based platform. If you want to continue maintaining your AUR
> packages, please submit them to aur4.archlinux.org before July 8th,
> 2015. We reserved all packages you are currently maintaining on
> aur.archlinux.org, such that nobody else can overwrite them. However, if
> you choose not to resubmit your package, we will cancel that reservation
> on July 8th. As of July 8th, you can submit packages that were not taken
> care of by their maintainers. On August 8th, the archive at
> aur.archlinux.org will be replaced by aur4.archlinux.org and the former
> aur.archlinux.org source tarballs will be made available for reference.
> Keep in mind to submit any package updates made between June 8th and
> August 8th to aur4.archlinux.org. Anything submitted to
> aur.archlinux.org during that period of time will be lost.
> For instructions on the new package submission process, please consult
> the Arch wiki . If you encounter any bugs, please report them to the
> aurweb bug tracker .
> Happy packaging!
>  https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_User_Repository#AUR_4
>  https://bugs.archlinux.org/index.php?project=2
> We are going to notify all AUR package maintainers tomorrow. If you have
> concerns, please raise them now.
Not a major concern, but will it be possible to merge comments / votes
/ flags from the old AUR instance?
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