[aur-general] Please remove gsmartcontrol-svn package from AUR
scimmia at archlinux.org
Wed Feb 14 13:33:06 UTC 2018
On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:16:57 +0100 (CET)
Alad Wenter via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > Doug Newgard via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> hat am 9. Februar 2018 um 16:22 geschrieben:
> > On Fri, 9 Feb 2018 13:13:37 -0200
> > Rafael Fontenelle <rafaelff at gnome.org> wrote:
> > > I don't see it as mandatory, but if I was the maintainer of this
> > > development package I would do as the developer says and request
> > > package deletion.
> > >
> > I, on the other hand, wouldn't. The entire point of -<vcs> packages is to run
> > the incomplete development code, anyone that's running it should understand
> > that it's incomplete and potentially unstable.
> I don't see how that justifies explicitely going the wishes of upstream. If the author doesn't want feedback on his development code, that's his choice and it's not our place to motivate him otherwise by keeping this package.
Getting feedback on the code doesn't have much do to with the existence of this
package. Two totally different issues.
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