[aur-requests] [PRQ#3723] Deletion Request for gg

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Sat Jul 11 12:36:23 UTC 2015

On Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:33:11 -0400
Quint Guvernator <quint at guvernator.net> wrote:

> Karol,
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 3:23 PM,  <notify at aur.archlinux.org> wrote:
> > karol_007 [1] filed a deletion request for gg [2]:
> > The PKGBUILD is longer that the script it packages
> Great. Why is this a problem?
> I put it `gg` on the AUR to make sure I was familiar with the new aur4
> process. I find `gg` useful, and I hope other Arch users will too.
> $ wc -c PKGBUILD gg msg.txt
> 255 gg
> 607 msg.txt
> Scott Adams said: "Engineers like to solve problems. If there are no
> problems handily available, they will create their own problems."
> Cheers,
> Quint

As a script, this makes little sense. All you're really doing is shortening a
single command, which is much better done with an alias. You shouldn't even
need the 'sudo' if this is local.

I agree that it really shouldn't be in the AUR.

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