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

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Wed Jul 20 15:44:54 CEST 2011

Le mercredi 20 juillet 2011 à 10:59 +0100, Pascal Terjan a écrit :
> 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
> move

How often is this a problem of people forgetting the obsoletes ?
( as we would see it on upgrade I guess quite fast, I guess )

If I look at : 

I am not sure that something was forgot. 

For example php-qt4 could have been just dropped upstream, and I do not
know where a Obsoletes should be added. 

However, there is also some weird cases, like tcl/xulrunner , where
there is 2 src in the repository. 

Michael Scherer

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