[Mageia-dev] Q: how long should we able to upgrade from?

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Mon Oct 18 00:31:56 CEST 2010

Le samedi 16 octobre 2010 à 13:33 +0200, Luca Berra a écrit :
> short explanation:
> I maintain some package that has multiple spec and initscript hacks to
> allow upgrading since 2005LE to current cooker (i.e. postfix). I really
> believe it is too far and that some should be pruned.
> The question is, how long should we maintain suck
> hacks in packages?

While I cannot answer, i think we should indeed try to have a policy for

And in fact, I would also try to remove older Conflicts and Obsoletes
from specs files, as this only add useless computation on urpmi side.

Michael Scherer

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