[aur-general] Delete Git tree for new package with broken state

Robin Broda arch-ml at coderobe.net
Thu Mar 28 15:05:06 UTC 2019

On 3/27/19 1:43 PM, lambdadroid via aur-general wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to upload packages from archlinux-me176c [1] to the
> AUR. My scripts create a subtree split of one package, then do quite
> a bit of other magic and upload it to the AUR.
> I've been having a few problems with "linux-me176c"
> because I used to have large patch files in the repository (> 250 KiB).
> So I modified the scripts to cut off the history after I switched to
> fetching from a Git repository instead.
> This works fine, but while testing I seem to have uploaded a broken
> subtree or some temporary commit, so the new generated subtrees no
> longer match what is uploaded on the AUR - making it impossible for me
> to update the package (without force-push).
> Deleting the package on the AUR was accepted automatically because of:
>    Deletion of a fresh package requested by its current maintainer.
> but I should have read on the wiki first that this does not delete the
> Git tree. :)
> Is there any chance to remove the Git repository of this new package,
> or should I somehow try to recover that broken state?
> Thanks,
> lambdadroid
> [1]: https://github.com/me176c-dev/archlinux-me176c

there's no broken state. pull from the AUR remote and rebase your commits on top of that

Rob (coderobe)

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