[aur-general] Questions about some of my packages being adopted in [community]

Felix Yan felixonmars at archlinux.org
Sun Oct 14 21:19:22 UTC 2018

On 10/1/18 2:51 AM, Konstantin Gizdov wrote:
> I believe that is not true. I even enabled more functionality in
>> libafterimage, actually.
> You mean when you removed `--disable-svg` flag? I might be wrong, but I
> think there was a reason to leave it disabled. You'd have to check comments
> or Gentoo/Fedora package to be sure.

Yes I did check the comments, which turned out to be a very old comment
about extra dependencies in rxvt-unicode-afterimage if enabled. Since
the mentioned package doesn't even exist today, I believe it's not an
issue anymore.

>> There's precedence for maintainers of specialized software in the AUR to be
>> sponsored to become a Trusted User (though it seems there's a preexisting
>> relationship?).
>> I am not sure how much this applies to me in this case, but if it does I
>> can say the following. I am willing to apply for a Trusted User to maintain
>> ROOT's stack for Arch. I use the ROOT software on a daily basis. I take
>> great care of the package (the whole stack actually) as my work depends on
>> it. I have a test bench and people in my professional area use it and
>> depend on me to bring improvements and new possibilities. I have involved
>> myself and consider it an on-going duty. I have the skills and know-how to
>> maintain the ROOT stack and I can say with certainty that AUR's ROOT
>> package is only second to Fedora's package across other distros. But I also
>> understand it is not perfect and am interested in making it better as I've
>> shown previously here and to its users.

Glad to see your TU application, it would be great if you will maintain
the related software in the official repositories instead, as you are
definitely more familiar and I have too many packages already :)

(I somehow forgot to reply to the question above, sorry for the late reply!)

Felix Yan

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-general/attachments/20181015/0eb237bf/attachment.asc>

More information about the aur-general mailing list