[aur-requests] [PRQ#27604] Deletion Request for ghost-deps-meta

Morgan Adamiec morganamilo at archlinux.org
Mon Aug 16 11:27:56 UTC 2021

On 16/08/2021 12:26, Fabio Loli via aur-requests wrote:
> Il 16/08/21 13:08, notify at aur.archlinux.org ha scritto:
>> Morganamilo [1] filed a deletion request for ghost-deps-meta [2]:
>> This is not a real package. You can just use the aur rpc for this
>> instead.
>> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/Morganamilo/
>> [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/ghost-deps-meta/
> The purpose of this meta pkgbuild isn't to be actually installed but to
> help find and monitoring pkgbuilds that depends on no longer existing or
> renamed packages/dependencies,
> Ideally when everything is fixed "Required by ()" would be empty, now
> there are 977 between packages that depends on obsolete packages or
> renamed deps
> For example have been deleted from the AUR 'qscintilla-qt4' and
> 'cegui-0.7' but not the pkgbuilds that depends on them.
> Said that, where I can read more about aur rpc?

I understand that. That's why I suggested the RPC.
https://aur.archlinux.org/rpc.php sadly make/check/opt have to be done
in separate requests but a simple script can automate that.

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