[Mageia-sysadm] Pkg removal request

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Fri Jun 8 12:52:30 CEST 2012

08.06.2012 13:49, nicolas vigier kirjutas:
> On Fri, 08 Jun 2012, Pascal Terjan wrote:
>> Well there are some other cases
>> - Package contains a security problem which will never get fixed
>> - App has no way to ever work on future versions of the distro (due to
>> being dependant on obsolete stuff)
>> I think these are the case when task-obsolete is useful
> All software that we remove from the distribution may have security
> problems in the future that won't get fixed. So I think we should
> obsolete them. People who want to continue using them can still add
> task-obsolete to /etc/urpmi/skip.list.
In that case there should be easy way in GUI to skip this package. Is there? As i don't see
normal users editing this file manually. They will pick another distro that will let them
install packages they want.


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