[aur-general] Rage-git package exists but pkg web page 404 + seems unmaintained
raster at rasterman.com
Sat Dec 30 05:33:41 UTC 2017
On Fri, 29 Dec 2017 23:28:19 -0600 Doug Newgard via aur-general
<aur-general at archlinux.org> said:
> On Sat, 30 Dec 2017 12:40:29 +0900
> Carsten Haitzler <raster at rasterman.com> wrote:
> > https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/rage-git
> > Is gone but repo is alive:
> > git clone ssh://email@example.com/rage-git.git
> > Works. As does:
> > git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/rage-git.git
> > And I see no removal request on aur-requests:
> > https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-requests/
> > (downloaded full mbox archive):
> > $ grep rage-git aur-requests.mbox
> > sickrage-git :
> >  https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/sickrage-git/
> > No rage-git.
> > What happened? It's unmaintained because it doesn't build (since July 20
> > when I removed the autotools based build upstream and moved to meson as the
> > build system). I put in a comment on the pkg page that the AUR pkg build
> > was broken ages ago and offered to take over maintenance in the package
> > comments but got no reply and now the package page at least has disappeared.
> > How about restoring it? I can also take over maintenance as I have kept a
> > git clone of rage-git and moved it to meson locally (have not pushed). I
> > also now maintain efl-git and enlightenment-git too (rage-git depends on
> > efl).
> A whole lot of orphans with no votes got deleted. When a package is deleted
> from the AUR, the git repo remains which is what you're seeing.
oh - it was a lack of votes?
> As for restoring it, pushing a new commit to the repo would work. It can also
> be done over ssh, but you're going to need to fix it up anyway.
ok. i assume this is an ok to take over maintenance?
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Carsten Haitzler - raster at rasterman.com
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