[Mageia-dev] Consolidation of the spelling tools in Mageia
thomas at btspuhler.com
Wed Nov 30 15:20:57 CET 2011
On Tuesday, November 29, 2011 11:13:00 pm andre999 wrote:
> Jerome Quelin a écrit :
> > hi,
> > On 11/11/28 17:28 -0500, andre999 wrote:
> >>> so i there some kind of meta-package which is responsible for
> >>> obsoleting packages that should be uninstalled?
> >> Why not do what boklm suggested on Mageia-dev (2011-11-20 18:01) :
> > you don't answer the question. i'm not asking what to do in svn, that's
> > pretty easy. but if we do only what you suggest, then the packages will
> > stay installed on systems upgraded from mageia 1. and if the package is
> > unmaintained, we don't want that to happen: we want the package to be
> > uninstalled from all mageia 2 installs.
> > the question is: how? which package is to obsolete the list of unwanted
> > softs?
> > jérôme
> Sorry, I should have realised that you were asking more than that :/
> When a package is dropped, do we usually try to force its' removal ?
> In this case, we are mostly trying to minimise the spellcheckers that we
> support. Once we drop a package, we no longer support it. So if
> someone has a problem with it, our solution would be "install hunspell".
> If it hasn't already been done, we should mention it being dropped in
> the release notes.
> To obsolete the other spellcheckers, it seems to me that the only place
> to put the obsolete to be reliably executed would be in hunspell.
> If the user doesn't have hunspell installed, then either they are using
> another spellchecker (which would be their choice, and we wouldn't be
> supporting), or none at all.
> another 2 cents :)
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