[aur-general] Package present in aur-git, but not in the aur

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Sun Nov 11 14:46:54 UTC 2018

On Sun, 11 Nov 2018 15:37:00 +0100
pianoslum via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Hi at all,
> I searched whether elster (a program for German tax declaration) was 
> present in the aur (https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/?K=elster) and 
> found out it wasn't. When I finished my own PCKBUILD and tried to upload 
> it, I noticed that there already was a git repo with that name 
> (ssh://aur@aur.archlinux.org/elster.git).
> How can that be?
> While the original script is a meta package only, mine will download and 
> install the latest version of the package via wine.
> Should I ask for deletion or what could I do?
> Original package maintainer is in CC.
> Cheers!

Git repos are not deleted when packages are.

You just clone the repo, make your changes, and push it.

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