[aur-requests] [PRQ#2585] Merge Request for upower-pm-utils

Alad Wenter alad at archlinux.info
Sat Mar 21 16:38:08 UTC 2015

Muflone schreef op 2015-03-21 16:35:
> Hello
>> Recently I've filed a request to merge upower-pm-utils into
>> upower-nosystemd (comments by arcanis starting in
>> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-requests/2015-March/005436.html),
>> however you later rejected the request and merged upower-nosystemd 
>> into
>> upower-pm-utils instead.
> There were two conflicting requests [1] [2] to merge the two packages.
> One of these requests was made from the maintainer of the
> upower-nosystemd package [3] and he told us:
> "I've agreed with the offer of upower-pm-utils maintainer to merge
> these packages." [2]
> Therefore the maintainer of upower-nosystemd asked us to delete the
> package and merge it into upower-pm-utils (which has also a better name
> and lacks any foolish nosytemd suffix).
>> I'm aware it's easy to change the PKGBUILD for my personal use; but
>> while booting to a different init is a fairly straightforward process,
>> removing systemd itself (and using eudev) is anything but. That latter
>> step would be necessary to use the package in question is misleading.
> The package systemd if part of the core packages in Arch Linux,
> everything that is against the official init system is entirely not
> supported by the distribution, including on what happens on the AUR.
> Please don't ask us to solve issues between the maintainers of two
> unsupported packages. This is the main reason why I ask the requesters
> to settle the things with the packages maintainers and don't force us 
> to
> do a choice against a package or another.
> [1]
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-requests/2015-March/005472.html
> [2]
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/aur-requests/2015-March/005396.html
> [3] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/TZ86/
> Greetings

Thanks Muflone, I wasn't aware of the second merge request and will keep 
your advice in mind.



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