[aur-requests] Follow up to: [PRQ#10808] Deletion Request for wine-staging-dev

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 4 21:49:24 UTC 2018

On 03/04/2018 04:40 PM, Daniel Bermond via aur-requests wrote:
> After I've placed this deletion request, the maintainer of the package
> wine-staging-dev pushed a new commit adding the wine-nine patches in
> order to make it different from my package wine-staging-git, probably
> trying to escape from the deletion.
> Even after this, I think that this package should be deleted. This would
> avoid confusion to users seeking the pure wine-staging VCS (development)
> package because the package names are quite the same and express the
> same thing.
> The AUR wiki page says that the package name should express in what is
> it modified for. Quote from the wiki: "Exception to this strict rule may
> only be packages having extra features enabled and/or patches in
> comparison to the official ones. In such an occasion the pkgname should
> be different to express that difference."
> If it would not be deleted, I think that it should be at least renamed
> to something else, like wine-staging-nine-git, or something similiar.

Well, it is deleted, and if the maintainer wants it to exist they will
have to upload it under the proper name (that being
wine-staging-nine-git as you said, to correspond to the package in the

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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