[Mageia-sysadm] [Mageia-dev] Cleaning orphans from the mirrors

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 11:59:10 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 02:43, Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> as discussed on irc from time to time since years , and as proposed on
> https://www.mageia.org/pipermail/mageia-dev/2011-June/006153.html , I
> have implemented a script to clean orphan automatically.

One more mail I had missed :/

> As said in the mail, the delay is 2 weeks of presence, and 1 month
> after, total removal. I didn't deployed it yet, as I would like to have
> some feedback and review ( but if no one step for that, I will do it
> myself in a few days ).

I used had a script to do that after manual review (except for
kernels), for things which are not libs changing majors I try to ask
people if they forgot Obsoletes or if this intended before doing the

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