[arch-dev-public] Archlinux [current] status

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed May 9 10:50:59 EDT 2007

On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 10:30:59PM +0200, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> Hi
> something is really going wrong at the moment. 
> People claim for having other interests or not time for doing the packaging 
> work.
> I start here only with [current] first.
> Jan quit doing maintenance of important parts of our distro and probably also 
> of doing quite some update tirades through current.
> Let me stress this, from my point of view Jan and me did the most [current] 
> updates the last weeks, even if we didn't use the software for our own stuff, 
> correct me if im wrong.
> We have inactive package maintainers, no doubt.  
> Judd, Dorphell, Aurelien, Gregor, Woody, Arjan
> It's time to cleanup [current].
> Orphan all packages of Judd, Dorphell, Aurelien, Gregor
> 1 week of time to grab what packages you wanna have.
> Keep in mind it's your job then to test and ensure that the package works!
> Please one of the enablers do this, or give me the permission to orphan them.

Is it possible to have a step before this one that's not as disruptive?
This will create a lot of orphans very quickly.

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