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

Daniel Bermond danielbermond at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 00:31:56 UTC 2018

Thank you for the support Eli.

On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 6:49 PM, Eli Schwartz via aur-requests <
aur-requests at archlinux.org> wrote:

> 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
> repos).
> --
> Eli Schwartz
> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

Daniel Bermond
e-Mail: danielbermond at gmail.com
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