[Dev] Server Concerns

Florian Pelz pelzflorian at pelzflorian.de
Tue Nov 17 07:03:31 GMT 2015

On 11/17/2015 03:40 AM, IngeGNUe wrote:
> FWIW just because you can, doesn't mean you should. I feel that making
> changes to the AUR, especially a whitelist, would be very annoying.
> IMO, the AUR is the place where guarantees cannot be made about the
> quality of a package, where packages are not supported, etc. The user
> is supposed to install at their own risk, examining the software
> *before* installing it.

I think an AUR whitelist would be a useful tool in examining the software.

Of course, this is all theoretical and it seems noone is going to create
an AUR whitelist in the near future.

> If we need to remove a whole repo to save disk space, maybe we could
> just create a wiki page of recommendations and warnings about AUR
> packages?

We have that already:


(AUR packages are not marked as AUR; it is necessary to check the links.)

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