[aur-general] Are AUR VCS packages that depend on AUR VCS packages from other projects a good idea and who should decide on that ?

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Fri May 3 15:41:50 UTC 2019

On Fri, 3 May 2019 11:32:57 -0400
Eli Schwartz via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 5/3/19 11:25 AM, Bruno Pagani wrote:
> > Yes, and he can solves that by *pinning a comment telling so*. ;)  
> Pinning a comment telling people how to get the default expected User
> Experience in a non-default way, sucks.
> The package maintainer thinks that the average user will dislike the
> resulting default default user experience, will experience crashes, will
> experience missing features, etc. -- and as a result the package
> maintainer has *flatly* refused under any and all circumstances to
> continue maintaining the package that he has, apparently, been
> maintaining to many peoples' satisfaction, for the last four years.
> Apparently, he *really* thinks that that is a bad idea and an inferior
> mesa-git experience.

And apparently the mesa developers disagree. Remember how this thread started.

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