[aur-requests] Deletion of packages from the AUR

Alad Wenter alad at mailbox.org
Tue Mar 6 20:16:03 UTC 2018

> Eli Schwartz via aur-requests <aur-requests at archlinux.org> hat am 6. März 2018 um 21:10 geschrieben:
> 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 At least the former has been out of date for over a year.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...
After the request on cmake30, I was going over a bunch of Unity stuff which were submitted to AUR but have been broken and abandoned for years. This one didn't look different to me. If you say it works outside unity, does it work with upstream lightdm too or only with lightdm-ubuntu?


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