[aur-general] Mass removal of packages.
Chris.Rebischke at archlinux.org
Sun May 23 00:05:40 UTC 2021
On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 10:36:55AM -0500, Derek Taylor via aur-general wrote:
> I received a notice that several of my suckless builds (dwm-distrotube-git, st-distrotube-git, dmenu-distrotube-git) have been deleted from the AUR due to being "for one person". That's certainly reasonable but these packages are not for one person. A lot of people use these and depend on them. Again, these builds are not for one person. What can be done about this?
> Thanks in advance,
I just had a glimpse on your software and I see why it got mass-removed.
Maybe you shouldn't describe the packages as:
"My heavily-patched customized build of the Suckless simple terminal (st)."
"My heavily-patched and customized build of the Suckless dmenu run launcher."
I can only speculate, but did you use the same package description in
My suggestion to solve this: give the packages a new name and make clear
that the software is a fork and something different.
description: "dst (Derek's ST) is a suckless st inspired terminal with
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