[aur-requests] [PRQ#14563] Merge Request for onedrive

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.org
Wed Apr 3 12:56:57 UTC 2019

On Wed,  3 Apr 2019 08:52:52 +0000 (UTC)
notify at aur.archlinux.org wrote:

> Varakh [1] filed a request to merge onedrive [2] into onedrive-
> abraunegg [3]:
> The onedrive package itself is working fine but upstream has not
> committed anything for a very long time and is actively NOT responding
> to issues.
> There's a fork available (packaged into onedrive-abraunegg) which is
> actively developed and contains tons of bug fixes required for daily
> production.
> As the current maintainer of the onedrive package is not willing to
> hand over it, adapt the package to the fork, I'd propose to force move
> the package or force delete it so that the current maintainer of e.g.
> onedrive-abraunegg can take over. I think we, as an Arch community,
> should not confuse new users and prefer working forks (and therefore
> rename it).
> There's also a discussion going on in the comment sections of each AUR
> package.
> Cheers
> Varakh
> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/Varakh/
> [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/onedrive/
> [3] https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/onedrive-abraunegg/

The original upstream IS sporadically active, and instead of making a proper
fork, abraunegg has just declared himself the new upstream of the project. If
people have a problem with the naming, they should take it up with abraunegg to
do things correctly.

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