[aur-general] aur client

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 29 21:35:35 UTC 2019

On 10/29/19 1:22 PM, Giancarlo Razzolini wrote:
> Em outubro 29, 2019 14:09 Eli Schwartz via aur-general escreveu:
>> Correction: there is "a blacklist", but it's only used to prevent
>> namespace conflicts for users who attempt to upload packages named the
>> same pkgname as a package in the binary repos.
>> It is correct to say we have never attempted to blacklist names which
>> "shouldn't be allowed to exist as packages because $person dislikes the
>> name".
>> "aur" isn't inherently a bad name, I could conceive of it being the name
>> for a package which installs the aur.archlinux.org software, though
>> "aurweb" would be an even better name. ;)
> Indeed, a there are two blacklists, one that blacklists repo packages, so
> they are not uploaded to the AUR. That one is updated automatically.
> There's a second blacklist, but that one has no way to update, other than
> through the DB, hence my confusion.

Hence my confusion too... I did not realize we had another table.

> I think we should probably start adding a few packages to that list.

Makes sense, we have the functionality so we might as well use it. The
question is what criteria to use. :/

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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