[Mageia-dev] Removal of sun java

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Fri Mar 30 17:39:12 CEST 2012

Op vrijdag 30 maart 2012 16:00:22 schreef nicolas vigier:
> I think an empty package is not a good idea, it would be better to
> obsolete it in task-obsolete :
>  - it's more clear that the package is obsoleted and is not a regular
>    update. Users installing an empty package as update would only see that
>    it is removed but not updated when it's already removed.
>  - package is really removed and no longer listed as installed in rpm
>    database
>  - it's easy to add task-obsolete in urpmi skip.list for people who
>    don't want unmaintained packages to be automatically removed

wrt to task-obsolete, do the users get notified?

maybe a README.urpmi listing all the packages and reasons would be an option 
to get notified?

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