[aur-requests] Deletion of packages from the AUR

Michael Healy horsemanoffaith at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 20:15:50 UTC 2018

I left it unmaintained due to the question of Unity 7's development when
Canonical announced they were dropping Unity as a DE. It appears that Unity
7 will be community maintained, at least for the next maintenance cycle.


On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:10 PM Michael Healy <horsemanoffaith at gmail.com>

> I maintain the package and can update it in the next few days.
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:09 PM Eli Schwartz via aur-requests <
> aur-requests at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 03/06/2018 02:58 PM, Michael Healy via aur-requests wrote:
>> > Trusted User Alad has requested deletion of lightdm-unity-greeter and
>> > unity-settings-daemon. The notes on the deletion request say that the
>> > packages specifically point to the Unity DE, which is not on the AUR.
>> > Lightdm-unity-greeter can be used outside of the Unity desktop
>> > environment. I have used Cinnamon and other DE's, but have used
>> > lightdm-unity-greeter as my chosen greeter, without Unity being fully
>> > installed. Unity-settings-daemon is a dependency of
>> > lightdm-unity-greeter, so I am asking that these packages be left on the
>> > AUR for community use.
>> At least the former has been out of date for over a year. It may not be
>> Unity-specific, but it is unmaintained...
>> --
>> Eli Schwartz
>> Bug Wrangler and Trusted User
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