[aur-general] TU Application: Daniel Bermond (dbermond)

Daniel Bermond danielbermond at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 03:44:30 UTC 2018

On 10/14/18 7:36 PM, Doug Newgard via aur-general wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Oct 2018 18:35:53 -0300
> Daniel Bermond via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> I usually don't use pgp on my aur packages because people tend to
>> complain a lot about building issues. They fail to handle the keys and
>> start complaining to the packager, and this is a big stress. When
>> dealing with repository packages this is another story, of course. Since
>> this was raised as a main issue, I'll be adding the pgp checks back again.
>> I know that we should not use msg2 because it's makepkg internal. But it
>> helps to diagnose user problems by helping to identify at which stage a
>> build error is happening. For sure I can remove it if required to. ;)
> You're not helping your case. The pgp issue has well been covered, so I'll skip
> that for now.
> For msg2, the response that you know you're not supposed to use it but decided
> to anyway doesn't inspire confidence. printf or echo would have done the job
> just as well, but you used something you knew you weren't supposed to?

Ok, I'll not be using msg2 anymore from now on and will remove it from

> To clarify, as I originally said, your PKGBUILDs that I spot checked are
> generally good and I think you could make a good TU. You seem to be willing to
> work with people, and that's a good sign. There's just some things that make me
> wonder if now is the time.
> Doug
I understand.

Best regards,
Daniel Bermond

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