[Mageia-sysadm] Pkg removal request

Jani Välimaa jani.valimaa at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 21:36:57 CEST 2012

On 06.06.2012 18:11, nicolas vigier wrote:
> On Wed, 30 May 2012, Jani Välimaa wrote:
>> Hi,
>> as I get some negative feedback by dropping pkgs with task-obsolete
>> previously, I decided to step back to old behaviour..
>> Could someone please remove the following obsoleted pkgs from repos:
>> mousepad
>> xfprint
>> lib{,64}xfprint-devel
>> lib{,64}xfprint0
> What is the reason for removing them ?
> If it is software that we want to remove from the distribution, then it
> should be obsoleted by task-obsolete.
> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Packaging_guidelines#Obsoleting_a_package

Both seems to be dead in upstream. Other distros are also removed or
removing them from their repos.

Well, I guess I'll add them then to task-obsolete and won't care if
someone rants about obsoleting libs and/or preventing users installing
pkgs from their own sources..

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