[Mageia-dev] [changelog] [RPM] cauldron core/release task-obsolete-3-5.mga3

Jani Välimaa jani.valimaa at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 06:16:40 CEST 2012

On 07.06.2012 23:15, Charles A Edwards wrote:
> On Thu,  7 Jun 2012 21:46:50 +0200 (CEST)
> wally wrote:
>> This package is used to obsolete packages that are no longer
>> supported.
>> wally <wally> 3-5.mga3:
>> + Revision: 257115
>> - obsolete mousepad and xfprint
> Just because we are dropping a pkg from the distro Does Not mean that
> the pkg either needs to be or should be obsoleted.
> Both mousepad and xfprint still work in mga3 and it should be up to the
> user whether he wishes to remove them from his system.
> I pushed for the removal of both apps from the mirrors, as they are
> dead, upstream but I strongly object to the practice of adding Any
> working application to task-obsolete.
> My loathing is such that task-obsolete is the #1 on my urpmi skip.list.

Yep.. https://www.mageia.org/pipermail/mageia-sysadm/2012-June/004459.html

We should rethink how we drop pkgs from mirrors.

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