[Mageia-sysadm] Pkg removal request

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Thu Jun 7 21:52:33 CEST 2012

07.06.2012 22:36, Jani Välimaa kirjutas:
> 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..
xfprint should be obsoleted. Not libs, libs should be removed by sysadmins, so users who
have them can still keep them.


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