[aur-general] Question about AUR submission rules

Alexander Epaneshnikov alex19ep at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 23 09:21:44 UTC 2021

On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:09:30AM +0200, Morten Linderud via aur-general wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 11:57:03AM +0300, Alexander Epaneshnikov via aur-general wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 08:37:23PM +0200, networkException via aur-general wrote:
> > > Thank your for taking the time to reading, I hope it will be possible to
> > > find a
> > > way to submit ungoogled-chromium-bin properly.
> >
> > thank you for asking for advice.
> >
> > I also thought, why not move ungoogled-chromium to the community
> > repository, if, of course, the inclusion criteria are met.
> > I think this is also not a bad solution to the problem.
> Arch strives to deliver unpatched software. Packaging something like
> ungoogled-chromium is antithetical to this goal, and I struggle to see why we
> should make an exception for this package.

yes, it does sound logical.

> (This is also from someone that looks at ungoogled-chromium as only a
> performative thing, it doesn't actually get you anything in terms of security
> nor privacy. Obviously someones opinion might differ :p)
> The current situation is clearly not ideal, and I don't see any good solutions.
> I'd maybe see if we can make an exception for ungoogled-chromium-bin as the
> pragmatic option, thus allowing it to repackage .pkg.tar.zst.

I personally do not mind, but as I said earlier, it is difficult for me
to imagine an arch linux user who will not be able to add a repository.
and of course the idea of repackaging the package is simply not pretty
in my opinion.

> --
> Morten Linderud
> PGP: 9C02FF419FECBE16

Sincerely, Alexander | Trusted User
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