[aur-general] Git based AUR package repo

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Tue Nov 7 04:13:49 UTC 2017

On Mon, 6 Nov 2017 20:08:00 -0800
Amitav Mohanty via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hi
> To the suggestion of using links to diff/patch and using email or comments,
> my only counter-argument is that how would you organize them. I am sure we
> all have seen multiple versions of packages in AUR, e.g. version X.Y.Z and
> version "abc-git" to separate stable versus latest. Those cases can be
> handled using git branches without requiring separate AUR packages.
> I understand that I am used to a model of organizing code that probably
> does not make sense here. Just seeking opinion.
> Regards,
> Amitav

Diff/patch through email is not the same as a PR. See the linux kernel to see
how PRs are actually handled with git. Github is not git.

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