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Re: FE Package Status of Feb 16, 2006



Le samedi 18 février 2006 à 17:57 +0100, Michael Schwendt a écrit :
> On Sat, 18 Feb 2006 17:25:24 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 
> > >  The one thing *I* promised to do
> > > (and have done several days ago) is to purge broken binary orphans from
> > > the repo. I did not suggest removing any other orphans from the repo. That
> > > would break post-install yum upgrades: libs upgraded, exe upgrades not
> > > available => transaction check => *boom*
> > 
> > Well, we need to deal with that somehow. For example a "Rebuild the
> > orphan packages task force" -- but who will do that? And who will
> > maintain them later during lifetime of FE6? And how long are we going to
> > do that? Forever? I don't think that will work. 
> 
> No, but this time we announce them on the FC5Status page as officially
> orphaned, remove them from devel after FC-5 branch is available, and then
> move on. Remember, we've used those FCXStatus pages like that before.

Well, as long as they rebuild as-is and no one complains of the result,
why not let them in FE ?

It's not black-and-white, we should take into account the level of
maintenance needed on a package-per-package basis.

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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