[aur-general] Why was xenia-git orphaned immeditately?

Sandy Carter bwrsandman at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 23:50:20 UTC 2022

Glad to hear it wasn't intentional.
I find it very strange indeed that the system accepted the request.
I don't remember it being flagged OOD but that's on me.
Would you mind orphaning xenia-git so I can pick it up again?
It would require some rebasing of the patch branches.

On Sun, Sep 11, 2022 at 7:36 PM Alessandro Marchioro <
marciozgaming at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, I had the same question, I was trying to get an update to the package
> without orphaning but by clicking the link it was automatically orphaned by
> the system in no time, instead of respecting the time as per the page
> suggestion, is this because it was out of date for over a year?
> I wasn't trying to get access as a maintainer other than make it build
> again with a simple patch of the PKGBUILD, due to the fact that I was
> trying out the emulator with the latest builds on Arch and saw it on a bad
> state.
> I too wanna be sure that you are the maintainer, it wasn't my intention in
> being the one for this package.
> Hope you'll understand,
> Alessandro
> Il 12 set 2022, 01:30 +0200, Sandy Carter <bwrsandman at gmail.com>, ha
> scritto:
> Hello,
> I used to maintain xenia-git [1] and have since its creation. I am also
> the author of the Linux threading, windowing, debug and other patches that
> the package uses.
> At *19:20:00 UTC* today, an orphan request was submitted and immediately
> orphaned by user ilbuonmarcio. The user made no attempt to contact me about
> the issue either by email or in the comments. If they had, I would have
> responded as I usually do to issues in my packages.
> I am active on AUR and have been for over 10 years now. I usually can fix
> a package issue in a day to a week.
> According to the arch wiki:
> > Orphan requests will be granted after two weeks if the current
> maintainer did not react
> I was not given the time to react as it is now a few hours later.
> I would like to request this orphaning be undone and steps can be taken to
> avoid this happening again.
> Thank you,
> --
> Sandy
> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/xenia-git

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