[pacman-dev] pacman and maintainers

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 10:22:24 EDT 2007

On 10/16/07, Mateusz Jedrasik <m.jedrasik at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think it should be/would be nice if pacman could show who is the current
> maintainer of a particular package.
> It would make it a lot easier to contact them in case something is broken, not
> updated, or so.
> Currently one has to go to the lenghts of seeing cvsweb, downloading PKGBUILD,
> and searching for the maintainer in there, often (sometimes at least) ones
> who are no longer active.
> Cheers

I feel like this is a bit of feature-creep if we were to do this, and
a bit too tied to the way Arch Linux uses pacman.


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