[arch-dev-public] Away for a while
dale at archlinux.org
Thu May 10 21:37:07 EDT 2007
On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 20:28 -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 5/10/07, Dale Blount <dale at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 17:42 -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> > > On 5/10/07, Tobias Kieslich <tobias at justdreams.de> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > as of Monday evening I will be away from the computer for most of my
> > > > time as I go visiting home for two weeks. So I shall be back for the
> > > > developer meeting.
> > > > Just update my packages a needed
> > > > I will also get rid of a couple of my packages that I don't use at all
> > > > and maintain not really very well. They will be about 30-40
> > >
> > > When you do this, as you probably know them better than anyone else,
> > > can you elect some of them for movement to community/unsupported? I'll
> > > bet there's a few in there that are rarely used.
> > Aren't they mostly official packages? I'm sure it's easier to maintain
> > if they are kept together as we do for gnome's official packages. I for
> > one don't like the idea of moving stuff to community/unsupported just
> > for the sake of doing it. If they're really a burden or not maintained
> > by a dev, that's fine, but it doesn't make sense to do just to keep the
> > number of packages in current/extra down.
> But he's talking about orphaning them, we already have something like
> 440 orphans listed. If no one is actively maintaining them we might
> as well sift through them and move some to places where they *will* be
> maintained by interested parties.
My fault, I somehow got the orphaning and xfce mixed in together... He's
going to orphan *other* packages. Got ya.
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