[aur-requests] Deletion of packages from the AUR
horsemanoffaith at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 20:24:27 UTC 2018
I have never tried to build lightdm-unity-greeter without using
lightdm-ubuntu. I believe it requires the Ubuntu patches for the greeter to
work correctly. lightdm-ubuntu is currently in the AUR. I maintain that
package as well.
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:16 PM Alad Wenter via aur-requests <
aur-requests at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > 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
> > > 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 At least the former has been out of date for over a year.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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