On 02/12/18 at 05:15pm, Eli Schwartz via aur-general wrote: > On 02/12/2018 05:04 PM, Brad Fanella via aur-general wrote: > > Turns out that since my application, Antonio Rojas has stepped up to the > > plate and updated MATE to version 1.20.0, so props to him! The whole > > group is still orphaned though, so I would plan on pushing out future > > updates when they come. There are no glaring holes in [community] right > > now, which is fantastic; most of the other orphans are small utilities > > and libraries with infrequent/discontinued releases, like cd-discid and > > imlib (version 1). > > arojas does quite a lot of updating for orphaned packages like that. :) > He was updating Cinnamon as well, until I applied, and he was very > straightforward with me about "it would be great if someone who actually > uses the packages could maintain it since all I do is bump the pkgver > and try to see if it builds".
This is awesome, but we should have no issues with co-maintaining more packages. Other packages mind be busy, on vacation, to update their packages. > > Perhaps there are some packages that are becoming a burden on other TUs, > > or AUR packages that deserve a spot in the official repos. Maybe you > > have some recommendations? > > I thought the idea here was to see what you are interested in, not what > I'm interested in. :p Would be indeed, nice to hear what your background is and what sort of packages you would like to maintain and have experience with :) -- Jelle van der Waa
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