[aur-requests] Deletion of packages from the AUR
horsemanoffaith at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 20:28:22 UTC 2018
I saw the other Unity packages in the AUR archives that you were speaking
of. I believe those packages were based on an attempt to build Unity8 for
Arch by Chenxiaolong. He abandoned that project quite a while ago.
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 12:24 PM Michael Healy <horsemanoffaith at gmail.com>
> 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 At least the former has been out of date for over a year.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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