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Re: FESco meeting summary for 20090507



>> Looking through the orphaned package list there looks to be quite a
>> list of dead packages there as well. What is the process for marking
>> them dead in the pgkdb or do they just hang around as orphaned in case
>> someone wants to revive them. The gstreamer08 ones are some that come
>> to mind. I know I have ownership of a package as well that is dead
>> (replaced by other packages) and has gone through the dead package
>> process, is there a process for the pkgdb part of that?
>>
> There will be but there isn't yet.  I'm testing and working out bugs in
> a large packagedb update now.  It has support for retiring packages.
> We'll probably have to write some new supporting scripts to go along
> with that (to push retired package information from packagedb into koji,
> maybe to do the dead.package stuff from the packagedb rather than
> manually by the maintainer, etc).

Looking at pkgdb it might be useful for the package owner to be able
to put a note against the package that is displayed in the package
info page.

Peter


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