[aur-general] out of date packages?
scimmia at archlinux.info
Thu May 5 14:22:45 UTC 2016
On Thu, 5 May 2016 10:14:13 -0400
Eli Schwartz <eschwartz93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 05/05/2016 09:16 AM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > What are proper criteria for flagging a package out of date? My reason
> > for asking has to do with:
> > http://www.floodgap.com/software/ttytter/
> > --
> Well, it is currently flagged out of date:
> But I don't know why, since upstream is apparently dead and the
> community package is already on the latest (ancient) upstream release.
> Is this because it got forked to continue support? I think that
> qualifies as new software, and therefore a new package.
You're right, but people can flag it out of date for whatever reason they want
(and doing this a lot causes maintainers to ignore the flag). In this case,
yes, it is because of a fork.
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