[aur-requests] [PRQ#21475] Deletion Request for wslu-git

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Tue Sep 22 21:09:28 UTC 2020

eschwartz [1] filed a deletion request for wslu-git [2]:

The AUR does not permit upload of packages which are intended for a
non-Arch distribution, and are not useful, or don't work, on Arch.

AUR packages must be written with the intention of working and
achieving their purpose, at a minimum, on archlinux x86_64 (but may
optionally support additional targets, e.g. ARM support is popular,
Manjaro users often upload manjaro themes that can be equally used on
Arch, users of parabola or artix upload openrc/runit based packages
which can be used to install the official Arch installation media,
then build your own alternative init system and replace systemd, thus
being functional and useful on archlinux).

Adding insult to injury, this PKGBUILD doesn't even function; it
includes a nonsense pkgver rather than the one the pkgver() function
generates, and the pkgver() function has a sed command with invalid
references to nonexistent capture groups. This PKGBUILD wasn't even

[1] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/eschwartz/
[2] https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/wslu-git/

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